Steven’s compositional output includes choral music, art song, chamber music, orchestral music, and works for solo piano. His music has been performed throughout the Philadelphia area, Baltimore, and abroad in Paris. Steven is currently pursuing his Master's degree at the Peabody Conservatory, studying composition with Michael Hersch. He is also an alumnus of the European American Musical Alliance at the Schola Cantorum de Paris. Steven received a BM in Music Composition from the Boyer College of Music and Dance at Temple University, where he had works premiered by the Temple University Singers, Temple University’s New School Brass Quintet, and The Temple Composer’s Orchestra. He was commissioned by the Philadelphia Experimental Theatre Ensemble, and scored music for the T.V. special, “One Night Only: Live From The Essence Music Festival.” During his time at Temple, Steven founded two clubs: Sight Singing Club, and Collegium Musicum, Temple's first early music vocal ensemble. Steven acted as president for Sight Singing Club, and conductor of Collegium Musicum. He is also a member of Pi Kappa Lambda, ASCAP, ACDA and Contemplum, Temple’s chapter of the Society of Composers. Steven was awarded the Richard M. Duris Scholarship for Excellence in Classical Music and received the Florence Gould Foundation Scholarship. As a conductor, Steven has worked with Temple University’s Side Stage Theatre, Temple University Singers, The Church of Saint Luke and the Epiphany Parish Choir, Temple University’s ACDA chapter, Temple University’s Recital Chorus, and the Hatboro Baptist Church Choir. His primary composition instructors include Michael Hersch, Benjamin C.S. Boyle, Jan Kryzwicki, Alexander Devaron, Richard Brodhead and Philip Lasser.

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Collegium Overture

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Collegium Overture (2015) is a one movement work for Chamber Orchestra. The piece was premiered by the Temple Composer's Orchestra and conducted by Adam Vidiksis.

O Beautiful End

O Beautiful End (2012) is a single movement choral piece for SATB choir. The piece sets the text of Rabindranath Tagore and was premiered by Temple University Singers under the baton of Ianthe Marini.

Sonata for Violin And Piano

Sonata for Violin and Piano (2014) is a three movement work. This recording contains the second and third movements. Violin, Ryan Kiple Piano, Matthew Kiple