Eli Fieldsteel

Composer Info

Eli Fieldsteel

Eli Fieldsteel received his DMA in Composition from The University of Texas at Austin in 2015. He is the recipient of the 2014 James E. Croft Grant for Young and Emerging Wind Band Composers, first prize in the 2012 ASCAP/SEAMUS Student Commission Competition, as well as awards and recognition from other organizations, including the Bandmasters' Academic Society of Japan and the Frank Ticheli Competition. His works have been performed by the Dallas Wind Symphony, the UNT Symphony Orchestra, the Kawagoe Sohwa Wind Ensemble, and the principle flautist of the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, Lena Kildahl.

Fieldsteel’s music and research reflects an ongoing interest in the intersection between music technology and contemporary instrumental practice, covering topics such as human-computer improvisation, interactivity, and generative music. An active collaborator, he has worked with dancers, choreographers, lighting designers, architects, and video artists, among others.

Fieldsteel is a user and teacher of the SuperCollider audio programming language, and he maintains an active presence online through video tutorials and other media.


Student Information

Degree Pursuing
DMA, Composition
Middletown, CT
Other Degrees
BA Music, Brown University, 2008; MM Composition, University of North Texas, 2010


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