Stephen Brown


1948 –


Who is Stephen Brown?

Stephen John Brown is a Canadian composer. He holds ARCT Diplomas in both Theory and Composition from the Royal Conservatory of Music and is an Associate of the Canadian Music Centre. Brown is Department Head of Theory and Composition at the Victoria Conservatory of Music, British Columbia, and an examination designer and syllabus design consultant for the Royal Conservatory of Music of Toronto. He has twice served as a juror for the British Columbia Arts Council and is a clinician and adjudicator in Western Canada.

His compositions include a symphony, a piano concerto, three song cycles, two overtures, two suites for orchestra, a canticle for soprano, chorus and string orchestra, an elegy for soprano and string orchestra, a missa brevis, and many chamber and solo works. Recently Brown has completed a piano quintet, a 17 movement work for solo piano, and his fourth suite for solo cello. He has taken a particular interest in pedagogical works, writing seven books of student pieces for piano, as well as, a book each for violin and flute. He has had many works performed at orchestral and solo concerts.

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Aug 16, 1948

on July 23, 2013


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