Steven Spiel has a passion for writing music. He has been seriously writing original music and arranging since 2003, has won a number of competitions, and has had experiences showing a well-rounded musical ability that include:

  • 2011 Choral Conductor of the Year at Brigham Young University – Idaho
  • 2011 Graduate Night showcase of original compositions
  • Arrangement performed in live broadcast with millions in attendance
  • Over 40 hours of teaching experience in front of the class in a university setting (music tech, theory, ear training, and audition/non-audition choirs)
  • over 100 hours of private lessons/mentor-group-leading in composition and theory
  • Soloist and narrator at Abravanel Hall in SLC
  • Organ performance excerpt showcased on University website
  • 1st place bass division IMEA state solo competition winner
  • Showcase of composition in University-wide faculty newsletter
  • Community “Battle of the Bands” 2nd place with original music
  • University Copyist and Lab Technician
  • Private composition studio
  • President of the University Student Composers Society
  • Commissioned works for Faculty and Students
  • Graduated Summa Cum-Laud

Steven will be received his BMA in Organ and Composition in December of 2011. He is a self-taught drummer and guitarist, as well, which background gives an immediate appeal to his music and a larger writing palette. His love is for classical and populist art music, especially when programatic in nature.

He currently lives in Durham, NC with his wife and daughter.