Ben Hase (b. 1989, Wisconsin) holds a Bachelor of Music-Composition degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire where he studied with Ethan Wickman. He enjoys experimenting with the fusion of dissimilar elements found within renaissance, electronic, pop, progressive rock, and minimalist music. He has been commissioned on several occasions by student and faculty researchers funded by University grants. Hase is also an avid sound designer and values the link between music, sound effects, and film.