Erich Barganier is a composer and multi-instrumentalist from St. Petersburg, Florida. His compositions have been featured internationally and premiered in locales as diverse as New York City, London, Minsk, and Sydney. They incorporate non-Western tonalities, blend electronic and acoustic elements and rely on generative composition techniques. In addition to composing, Erich is a music educator who instructs students how to play American folk instruments and was awarded a US Department of State Fulbright Scholarship to teach at The Belarus University of Culture and Arts in Minsk. His music has been released on Nebularosa Records.