- Harrison Ryker
(b Hong Kong, May 26, 1946). British composer born in Hong Kong. She studied Chinese and English literature at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and composition with James Iliff at the RAM (LRAM and ARCM 1969, professional certificate 1971). She studied electronic music at Stanford University, at a workshop directed by John Chowning, and at University College, Cardiff, where she gained the MMus (1984) in electronic and contemporary music. In the same year she was named ARAM. Many of her works involve performer interaction with computer or tape music. Since 1974 she has composed a number of staged multi-media works and music for three films. In 1988 she founded the group Inter-Artes and with it has created cross-cultural arts projects in Hong Kong and Britain.