Eric Simonson's music has been heard in concerts across North America, including SEAMUS (Society of Electroacoustic Music in the United States), ICMC (International Computer Music Conference) and SCI (Society of Composers Incorporated) performances. His composition teachers have included William Heinrichs, Harvey Sollberger, Eugene O'Brien and Roger Reynolds. His degrees are in composition, but his interests and teaching experience have involved computer music, music theory and musicology. He studied piano with Boaz Sharon at the University of Tulsa and subsequently enjoyed a brief career as an accompanist and chamber musician. Currently, he serves as a professor at Danville Area Community College in Danville, Illinois, teaching musicology and music theory courses in the Liberal Arts division.