Andra McCartney is a soundscape artist who creates multimedia works, audio postcards, radio art, and works for dance. She is the mother of two teenage children, who (although they prefer heavy metal) often take part in her audio work. Andra co-hosts “Auditory Transitory” on CIUT Toronto 89.5 Monday midnights, a weekly radio show devoted to soundscape composition and radio art. She has completing a PhD in Music at York University in Toronto, creating a CD ROM dissertation about Vancouver soundscape composer Hildegard Westerkamp. She is a board member of the Canadian Electroacoustic Community and the Canadian Association for Sound Ecology.