Dr. Greg A Steinke / About
Composer of chamber and symphonic music and author with published/recorded works and performances across the U. S. and internationally; speaker on interdisciplinary arts and oboist. Former Chair, Departments of Art and Music, (The Joseph Naumes Endowed Chair in Music), also Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, Oregon (now retired, 6/15/01); Associate Director, Ernest Bloch Music Festival (‘93–97) and Director, Composers Symposium (‘90–97) (Newport, OR); Professor Steinke holds a link. degree from Oberlin Conservatory, a link. degree from Michigan State University, a link. degree from the University of Iowa, and a link. from Michigan State University. He is the author of articles on new oboe literature and music composition; he has done the revisions to the Paul Harder Harmonic Materials in Tonal Music, 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10th Ed., Basic Materials in Music Theory, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11& 12th Ed., Bridge to Twentieth-Century Music, Rev. Ed. for Prentice-Hall, and a revision to the Harder-Reed Basic Contrapuntal Techniques for Warner Bros. Pub.; an article, “Music for Dance: An Overview” in The Dance Has Many Faces, 3rd Ed., Ed. by Walter Sorell, a cappella books. Membership in a number of professional organizations. Has served as the National Chairman of the Society of Composers, Inc. (1988–97) and is currently national President of NACUSA (‘12–) and Board Member of NACUSA Cascadia. Professor Steinke is very active as a composer of chamber and symphonic music with a number of published/recorded works and performances across the United States and internationally, as a speaker on interdisciplinary arts and as an oboe soloist specializing in contemporary music for oboe. His most recent composition honors include: Co-winner – ’10 of 5th NACUSA Texas Composition Competition for my From ARMGART for Soprano and Piano. One of 6 finalists – ‘10 for RAM 2010 call for scores (for saxophone quartet) with my IN MEMORIAM: SACACAGWEA Winner of Delta Omicron International Music Fraternity Composition Competition, ‘12. Second Place winner of Robert Avalon International Competition for Composers – ’12. Finalist in the America Prize in Composition Competition for (2012 Orchestra - Professional Division - All in a Moment's Time for Viola and Orchestra, a 27' work);. 2013 Chamber Music - Professional Division – Expressions II for 2 Saxophones, Two Percussion and Piano, a 26' work) A winner 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; awards for 4 compositions in 2013 & 2014 Boston Metro's Int'l Composers' Competition of 3rd & 4th Annual Contempo Americana Festival.