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Steven Bryant’s music is chiseled in its structure and intent, fusing lyricism, dissonance, silence, technology, and humor into lean, skillfully-crafted works that enthrall listeners and performers alike.

His seminal work Ecstatic Waters, for wind ensemble and electronics, has become one of the most performed works of its kind in the world, receiving over 250 performances in its first five seasons. The orchestral version was premiered by the Minnesota Orchestra to unanimousrapturous acclaim. The son of a professional trumpeter and music educator, he strongly values music education, and his creative output includes a number of works for young and developing musicians.

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April 25, 2024

Dusk turns 20 years old!

The original version of Dusk, commissioned by the Langley High School Wind Symphony, Andrew Gekoskie, conductor, was premiered by that group at the MENC National Convention in Minneapolis, MN, in April, 2004. It was a commission I almost didn't take: this was my sixth work for full band in 14 months, while I was working full-time in the IT Department at Juilliard, and I just couldn't see how I...

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December 7, 2023

Dusk – photobook/piano sheet music now available!

It's FINALLY here: a PRINTED version of my photo/piano book "Dusk - Seven Works for Solo Piano." These are all easy-to-intermediate level piano works, paired with my own photography. A limited run is printing now, and should start shipping next week (Dec. 11, 2023). The PDF version of the book is also included in your purchase as an immediate download! Use Promo Code "photobook5" to take $5 off...

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