STEVEN BRYANT (b 1972 )
Steven Bryant’s music is chiseled in its structure and intent, fusing lyricism, dissonance, silence, technology, and humor into lean, skillfully crafted works that enthrall listeners and performers alike. Winner of the ABA Ostwald award and three-time winner of the NBA Revelli Award, Steven Bryant has reshaped the wind ensemble genre. A prolific composer, his substantial catalogue of music is regularly performed throughout the world. The son of a professional trumpeter and music educator, he strongly values music education, and his creative output includes a number of works for young and developing musicians.
Steven Bryant studied composition with John Corigliano at The Juilliard School, Cindy McTee at the University of North Texas, and Francis McBeth at Ouachita University. He currently resides in Durham, NC with his wife, conductor Verena Mosenbichler-Bryant.