Steven A. Kennedy is a member of the American Composers Forum, the Dramatist Guild of America, and BMI. More information and clips are available at his website: www.sakennedymusic.com. His latest musical stage work is based on Booth Tarkington's "The Magnificent Ambersons".
Recently he completed a CD of original piano music for www.HealingBaskets.com .
Steve also freelances as a writer, musician (conductor, bassoon, piano, organ) and educator (University of Phoenix).
He is the author of the “Minstrel Music” entry in the German encyclopedia reference "Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart", and a frequent contributor to Film Score Monthly and The Music Buff’s Web Page.
He hosts his own music blog, Cinemusical.
Steve is a graduate of Mankato (MN) State University and of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. The "Festival Psalm" was a finalist for the Raabe Prize (Association of Lutheran Church Musicians).
If interested in other music, please contact the composer at www.sakennedymusic.com. Scores and parts can be prepared for performance needs by request.
Additional suggestions for organ registrations and performance information can also be received free of charge by email.
Steve accepts opportunities to craft individual works for any size force or performer. Contact him via email if interested in commissioning a new piece.
Praise songs for worship can be approved for 1-time use in congregational settings by contacting Steve directly via his website.
Note: The "difficulty" levels for works are being interpreted as actual school grade levels. Most band works are high school or above in difficulty level unless otherwise noted.