Raven Chacon is an American composer and artist and educator. He is known for being a composer of chamber music as well as being a solo performer of experimental noise music. Chacon has recorded many works for classical and electronic instruments and ensembles and has had many performances and exhibits of his work across the U.S. as well as Europe, Canada and New Zealand. He has received commissions from the University of Mary Washington, the ERGO Ensemble of Toronto, and the VERGE Ensemble of Washington D.C.. He was a student of James Tenney, Morton Subotnick, and Wadada Leo Smith. He lives in Albuquerque, NM and is involved with the local large noise band Cobra//group and well as the Sicksicksick label and serves annually as Composer-in-Residence with the Native American Composers Apprenticeship Project.