Oboegreg

Basic

Screen Name

Oboegreg

Role

Teacher, Performer, Composer

Welcome

Composer, Musician (oboe), Conductor, Writer

Availability

Availability

I always have room for the right student

Lesson type

Online lessons

About Me

Details

 

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,’15 Chamber Music – Professional Division – EXPRESSIONS II for 2 Saxes, Two Perc. and Piano; SUSPENDED for Bsn. & Strings, RANDOM BLACKOUTS I for Baritone and Piano (4 Hands)). 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; ; winner – ’15 of 10th NACUSA Texas Composition Competition for my TIP TOP TAP BALLROOM BONANZA ver. for Flute and Contrabass; Honorable Mention from Flute New Music Consortium 2015 Composition Contest for my IN MEMORIAM SACAJAWEA for Flute Quartet; Honorable Mention from Cortona Prize 2016 for my From ARGART for Soprano and Piano (‘16); Semi -Finalist in International Composition Competition “Maurice Ravel” Cat. B (’15), Cat. C (’16); INQUIETUDE for Solo Flute selected for RMN Classical CD (London), (’16). 

Credentials

Education

 

B.Mus. (Composition and oboe); June, 1964; Oberlin Conservatory of Music
M.Mus. (Composition – Dr. Paul Harder, advisor); August, 1967; Michigan State University M.F.A. (Oboe – Prof. Himie Voxman, Advisor; composition minor), August, 1971;

University of Iowa
24 hours of non-degree graduate study in music and theatre; 1969-1971; University of

Maryland
Ph.D. (Composition – Dr. H. Owen Reed, advisor; oboe minor); August, 1976; Michigan

State University 

Honors, Awards and Certificates

 

AWARD FROM STANDARD AWARDS PANEL OF ASCAP, 1979 – present 

 

Commission ($1000) from Delgani String Quartet (Eugene, OR) for new string quartet for premiere, spring of 2017

Commission ($5000) from Portland Piano International Festival (Portland, Oregon) for new piano work for premiere, spring of 2016

Commission from Siskiyou Saxophone Orchestra (Ashland Oregon) for new work for premiere, spring of 2016

Commission from Con Vivo Trio (New York, NY) for new work (ob, vla, pno) for premiere, fall of 2015

3rd place winner (no monetary prize) in 8th Annual Robert Avalon International Competition for Composers with my Expressions III November, 2014

RANDOM BLACKOUTS II (Director’s Choice Award) and THREE EARLY SONGS (Honorable Mention) were both winners in 2014 International Composers’ Competition for performances in Boston Metro’s 4th Annual Contempo Americana Festival and Boston Metro’s regular season respectively.) June 17, 2014

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RANDOM BLACKOUTS I (Festival Award) and TO GET TO FRESNO (Director’s Choice Award) were both winners in 2013 International Composers’ Competition for performances in Boston Metro’s 3rd Annual Contemporary Americana Festival and Boston Metro’s regular season respectively.) Announced in Winter 2013

Winner of Con Vivo’s Composers Competition (and of $500) (NATIVE AMERICAN NOTES (Image Music VI) for String Quartet), 2013

Suspended for Bsn. & Strings, , a 19′ work). 2012 Bassoon Chamber Music Composition Competition winner (SUSPENDED for Bassoon & Strings), prize CD release (’14)

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);. ‘13 & ‘14 Chamber Music – Professional Division – Expressions II for 2 Saxes, Two Perc. and Piano, a 26′ work; Suspended for Bsn. & Strings, , a 19′ work

OMTA Composer of the year with $1500 commission – 2012–13

Professional Memberships

SCI

NACUSA (Cascadia Chapter)

CMS

IDRS

ASCAP

Contact Me

Phone

541-765-2406; mobile – 541-418-1182

Email

tdmmusic8@gmail.com

Preferred method

Email

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