Steven Snowden

Composer Info

Steven Snowden

Steven Snowden creates music for a diverse array of settings including theater, dance, film, multimedia installations, and the concert stage. He has focused much of his recent work on interdisciplinary collaboration and is quite active as a performer in both acoustic and electronic mediums. Raised in rural Southwest Missouri, Snowden began composition studies in 2002, received his Masters degree in composition at the University of Colorado and is currently pursuing his DMA at the University of Texas at Austin. His works have been performed by many outstanding ensembles at numerous festivals and concert series across five continents.

Recent awards in composition include a 2011 Aspen Music Festival Fellowship, A 2011 MNMI residency with Alarm Will Sound, 1st Prize in the 2010 Left Coast Chamber Ensemble Composition Contest, the 2010 Austin Critics' Table Award for Best Original Composition, the George Lynn Memorial Composition Prize and a 2009 ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award. He is also the recipient of a 2012-2013 Fulbright Grant to Portugal in music composition/technology where he will utilize and augment interactive motion tracking systems for large-scale interdisciplinary collaborations.

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Student Information

Degree Pursuing
DMA, Composition
Walnut Shade, MO
Other Degrees
B.M. Composition, Missouri State University, 2005 - M.M. Composition, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2008


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