Andrew Steffen (b. 1990) is a conductor and composer from Wisconsin. He holds a masters degree in choral conducting from Oklahoma State University, where he studied conducting and composition with Dr. Z. Randall Stroope. His works are performed across the US at high schools, colleges, conferences, and reading sessions. From 2011 to 2013, he served as composer-in-residence for The Master Singers (Eau Claire, WI), and in 2014 was named the national winner of the ACDA sponsored Raymond W. Brock Composition Contest. Recently, he served as Co-Artistic Director of the organic Twin Cities organization Pop-Up Choir and interim director of the Stillwater Chamber Singers (OK).
From 2011 to 2013, Andrew served as The Master Singers (Eau Claire, WI) composer-in-residence. His works are performed with increasing frequency and featured at reading sessions and conventions across the United States. His compositions have also won several prestigious competitions including the Raymond W. Brock Student Composition Competition, sponsored by ACDA. Additionally, in 2013, Andrew’s work Adoro te, Devote won the Wisconsin Choral Directors Association Student Composition Contest. As an accomplished pianist, Andrew has accompanied numerous choral ensembles and has played for sessions at conventions and festivals. Collaborative opportunities include the North Central American Choral Directors Association, Oklahoma Music Educators Association, and Music Celebrations International.
His works are published through Walton, Alliance, ECS, and Colla Voce. For more information, visit at www.apsteffen.com