February 20, 2017

Composer

Steve is a commissioned composer of many different kinds of works: choral, instrumental, theater, TV and video soundtracks and symphonic works.

Y0u can hear some tracks here on Soundcloud.

Choral

God’s Surprise  A Choral setting (SATB) of the traditional song, Scarlet Ribbons, with words by John Bell for St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, San Mateo, CA.

Tikkun Olam An Choral setting of the song by Joe Jencks, for Coastside Lutheran Church, Half Moon Bay, CA.

Beginnings, a suite of original songs to celebrate the millenium, commissioned by the Rainbow Chorus of Fort Collins, Colorado.

When We Do A Kindly Thing  A setting of Herbert Brokering’s lyrics for the 25th Anniversary of Metropolitan Lutheran Ministry, Kansas City, Missouri.  Congregational Song and SATB Anthem.

Streams in the Desert A choral setting (SATB) of Brian Stoffregen’s song based on Isaiah 35.  Commissioned for and performed at the Christian Church-Disciples of Christ Pacific Northwest Gathering in Wenatchee, WA.

Who Can Tell the Pain?  A choral setting (SATB) of Ted & Linda Schroeder’s text.  Sung at the Installation of Bishop Charles Maahs, Central States Synod (ELCA).

 

Theater

 The Arabian Nights by Open Stage Theatre Company, Fort Collins, Colorado.  Original music and sound design with Mary Zimmerman and Peter Anthony.  Awarded the Opus Award for Sound Design 2010-2011.

Alice in Wonderland by Fort Collins Children’s Theater.  Arranging and composing interlude music.

 

Television

Living One Original Soundtrack for 30 second Television spot, commissioned by a Lutheran congregation.

Video

Original contributions to Soundtrack:  Mission Appalachia:  The Story of Red Bird. (2010)

Serenade to the Canada Goose Original Soundtrack for 29 minute video by Positive Communication.

Build Up, Send Forth, Original song and soundtrack for Capital Campaign for Sky Ranch Lutheran Camp.

 

Symphonic

A Love Triangle (Rainbow, the Frog Lady and the Nardia man) (commission for chamber orchestra, hammered dulcimer and didjeridoo) In process

 

Instrumental Ensembles