Stephen Wilcox

Stephen Wilcox received a BM in instrumental performance (tuba) and a BM in music theory from West Chester University, a MM in composition at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, as well as a PhD in composition at the University of Pennsylvania. Most recently, his dissertation, Cho-Han, was performed by Osmo Vänska and the Minnesota Orchestra as part of the 2007 Minnesota Orchestra Composers' Institute. A BMI award winner and MacDowell Fellow, he attended the Summer Composition Workshop in Hoy, Scotland, where he worked with Sir Peter Maxwell Davies. His other honors include awards from the Arts Fund, NACUSA, New Music Delaware, "Friends and Enemies of New Music," the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and the Prism Saxophone quartet.

Wilcox's work has been performed by Julia Bentley, Gregory Wiest, Joseph Bognar, Magda Adamek, and members of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra in Edinburgh. SCI included his work in their CD series and in the SCI Journal, and his music has also been recorded on the Capstone label. Recently, his works have been performed at the CMS National Conference in Quebec City, the Trinity Center in Philadelphia, Symphony Space in New York, June in Buffalo, and at the Musikhögskolan i Piteå in Luleå Sweden.