Shani Aviram is the programming director for Megapolis Audio Festival as well as a composer, sound designer, and radio producer. Her first ever write-up was in Catsynth, a blog devoted to cats and synthesizers. She has worked with Reduced Listening productions and acclaimed podcasts Love+Radio and The Heart. Her work with The Heart, earned a Prix Italia Golden Award for New Radio Formats 2015. Shani holds a BA in music composition from Mills College where she studied with Chris Brown, Fred Frith, Roscoe Mitchell, Maggi Payne, Pauline Oliveros and Matthew Goodheart.