Asher Sizemore is a composer based in Chicago, Illinois. She completed a bachelor's degree in music composition at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, studying under composers Mark Engebretson, Alejandro Rutty, and Lisa Bielawa. Asher’s music draws on her musical beginnings writing and performing with rock bands. Her goal as a composer is to write music that bridges the divide between contemporary classical and popular music traditions. Her music is designed to engage with audiences both in and outside the concert hall. Asher's compositions and arrangements have been played by performers such as the Greensboro, Symphony Orchestra, the Red Clay Saxophone Quartet, and Matt Haimovitz. In addition to her composition focus, Asher is an accomplished cellist. She has studied under Alexander Ezerman at UNCG and participated in a masterclass with world-renowned cellist Lynn Harrell. She often works with emerging composers and is committed to aiding the creation and performance of new music.