Steven Bryant joins UNCG Composition Faculty for 2014-15

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

The School of Music, Theatre and Dance is pleased to announce that Steven Bryant has been named the 2014-15 Distinguished Visiting Professor of Composition. He is one of the leading composers in the U.S. for wind ensemble and his long list of commissions, performances, and awards includes being a three-time winner of the National Band Association's William D. Revelli Composition Award. Bryant composes across a variety of media and ensembles, ranging from electronic and electro-acoustic works, to chamber music, to works for wind ensembles and orchestras. He is a advocate of music education, and his creative output includes a number of works for young and developing musicians. Bryant studied composition with John Corigliano at The Juilliard School, Cindy McTee at the University of North Texas, and Francis McBeth at Ouachita University. [read more]

His teaching activities will include composition lessons and orchestration.

UNCG has a robust composition program of a combined 25 graduate and undergraduate students (MM, Certificate and BM degrees). Our facilities include state-of-the-art digital music studios and performance facilities. Our faculty strives to cultivate a warm collaborative environment with our performer colleagues and composition students. Graduate Assistantships in composition and digital music are currently available. The last interview date for assistantships is March 1; applications must be received by February 21. Read more about the UNCG composition program here.