Ian Evans Guthrie, an emerging composer, performer, and researcher, has received the Mile High Freedom Bands 2021 Commission, a nomination for a 2020 award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, 1st prize for the Arcady Composition Competition, twice received 2nd prize for the American Prize, and other accolades for his compositions. 

Many of his works have been performed publicly around the world by fEARnoMUSIC, the Northwest Symphony Orchestra, Erik Drescher, Del Sol String Quartet, and others. He has served on various committees, including NACUSA, where he is the new Treasurer, and the Society of Composers, Inc., where he has served as the Region VI Student Representative from 2015 to 2017 before serving as Assistant Marketer and Marketer. His most recent works include the score for the story ballet The Queen of Nori.

As a pianist, Guthrie has won awards from MTNA, the Great Composer Competition, and others, and actively accompanies instrumentalists, vocalists, and dancers, most recently the Interlochen Center for the Arts.