Greg A Steinke
Greg A Steinke (1942 – ) is Former Chair, Departments of Art and Music, (The Joseph Naumes Endowed Chair in Music), also Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, Oregon (retired, 6/15/01); Associate Director, Ernest Bloch Music Festival (‘93–97) and Director, Composers Symposium (‘90–97) (Newport, OR); Holds a B.M. degree from Oberlin Conservatory, a M.M. degree from Michigan State University, a M.F.A. degree from the University of Iowa, and a Ph.D. from Michigan State University.
Articles on new oboe literature and music composition; revisions to the Paul Harder Harmonic Materials in Tonal Music, 6th-10th Ed., Basic Materials in Music Theory, 7th-12th Ed., Bridge to Twentieth-Century Music, Rev. Ed. for Pearson, and with H Owen Reed the Harder-Reed Basic Contrapuntal Techniques for Warner Bros. Pub.; and article, “Music for Dance: An Overview” in The Dance Has Many Faces, 3rd Ed., Ed. by Walter Sorell, a cappella books. Served as the National Chairman of the Society of Composers, Inc. (1988–97) and currently national President of NACUSA (‘12–); Board Member of NACUSA Cascadia. Composer of chamber and symphonic music with published/recorded works and performances across the US and internationally, speaker on interdisciplinary arts and oboe soloist specializing in contemporary music. Composition honors: Winner of Robert Avalon International Competition for Composers – ’12 (2nd place) ’14 (3rd place).
Finalist in the America Prize in Composition Competition for (2012 Orchestra – Professional Division – All in a Moment’s Time for Viola and Orchestra);. ‘13 & ‘14 Chamber Music – Professional Division – Expressions II for 2 Saxes, Two Perc. and Piano; Suspended for Bsn. & Strings). 2012 Bassoon Chamber Music Composition Competition winner (SUSPENDED for Bassoon & Strings); Winner of Con Vivo’s Composers Competition (NATIVE AMERICAN NOTES (Image Music VI) for String Quartet); OMTA Composer of
the year 2012–13.