Stephen WoodAtlanta, GA
Stephen Wood is a composer, performer, and educator based in Atlanta, Ga. With feet in many musical worlds, Stephen’s main compositional vehicles are modern jazz and classical chamber experiments. Wood’s compositional style openly interconnects his cross-cultural musical studies into a deeply passionate art form. Recent studies and meditations have focused on the relationship of living energy and music – specifically in relation to the sentience of plants.
Stephen holds an M.M. in Jazz Studies from Georgia State University and a B.A. in Music Composition from The Ohio State University. Compositional and performing highlights include two acclaimed modern jazz CD’s with The Stephen Wood Ensemble, a commission from the Fisk University Jazz Ensemble, world premieres of chamber music at the 2012 and 2013 Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival, and the 2013 concert production "Sentience: A Compassionate Sound Wave." Featuring two world premieres, "Sentience: A Compassionate Soundwave" programmed Stephen’s chamber compositions inspired by plant life and our human realtionship to Earth’s natural processes.
Please visit www.stephenwoodmusic.com for more information about upcoming music, performances , and activities.
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