Mason Bynes (b. 1997) is a composer and trained vocalist from Sugar Land, TX. In a post - modern tradition, she pulls from various stylistic sources, blurring the line between traditionalism and modernism. She received her undergraduate degree at the University of North Texas, with a Bachelor of Music in Composition. Mason is currently studying at The Boston Conservatory as a Master's Student in Composition.
During her undergraduate studies, Mason has collaborated in projects for commercial music, concert music and media. As a film composer, she has written music for numerous short film projects under the mentorship of film composers Bruce Broughton and Drew Schnurr. Mason has also composed work for a cappella pop vocal group, the UNT Green Tones, who performed her music in competition for the International Championship of Collegiate A Capella. In addition to a music video, her music for this project is to be released internationally in 2019.
Recently, Mason’s concert music has been featured on WWFM- The Classical Network in Trenton, New Jersey and on Lumediaworks 24-hour broadcast. She has also appeared in different interviews with CBS, NBC -DFW and Fox 4 News.
Currently, Mason works as a Graduate Assistant in Employer Relations at the Berklee College of Music. Her upcoming projects include the Bouman Fellowship with female composer collective, Kinds of Kings. In May 2020, Mason's work will be premiered by The Nouveau Classical Project at National Sawdust in Brooklyn, New York.