Joel Matthys composes acoustic, electroacoustic, and interactive music and media which explore language, meaning, structure, and our relationship to the modern world. He is currently full-time Lecturer in Music Theory and Composition at Carroll University in Waukesha, WI. Matthys earned his DMA at University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM), and is the founder of CiCLOP and CLIME. He is the developer of Latido, an innovative rhythm and sight-singing game in use at several universities across the country. An active proponent of free and open source software, Matthys has contributed code to RTcmix, ChucK, Pure Data, and Fluxus.