Prairie Logic

  The Debussy Project will premiere this week on October 1 & 4 in Kansas City. In this video, Scott discusses the project and his piece, Prairie Logic. Watch and you’ll catch a sample of the music. The concert is presented by FuseBox New Music. Performing are Christina Webster, flute; Jessica Nance,viola; & Tabitha Steiner, harp. The event is … Continue reading

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Music with Friends

Many of my friends are composers. Music making is, for many of us, a communal activity. I want to take a moment to celebrate their accomplishments. Below you will find information on upcoming performances of their music. Please feel free to explore the numerous links and discover their music. *** February 3, percussionist Lisa Pegher … Continue reading

Uqbar: Confessions Part I (of II)

I often find myself charmed by olde things. I owe the discovery of Uqbar to the conjunction of a mirror and an encyclopedia. Late one night, as is often the perfect time for fantastic discoveries, I happened upon an obscure, lost country while searching articles on Mirrors. (The Mirror is an ongoing artistic fascination/project of mine. … Continue reading

Back in May, I was honored to have two pieces premiered during the 2014 Pittsburgh Festival of New Music. Trillium Ensemble opened Saturday’s concert with Conversations w/ Ligeti & Heidegger & Mom in the Background.  Listen to their premiere performance here: https://soundcloud.com/scottsteele/conversations-w-ligeti-heidegger-mom-in-the-background-1 Trillium has also performed and recorded Silent Spring by Mark Fromm. Also on the … Continue reading