Kenneth D. Stewart
Kenneth D. Stewart composes for a diverse range of genres, from chamber and vocal music to symphonic compositions and various works written for or containing electronics. Three of his orchestral pieces have been performed in concert by the Tucson Symphony Orchestra and his chamber works have been performed by various professional ensembles throughout the US and abroad. 'Fallen Soldier', his composition for solo cello, has been performed and featured on NPR and in the textbook Music: Its Role and Importance in Our Lives (Glencoe/McGraw Hill). In 2008, Kenneth won the ASCAP Foundation's Morton Gould Young Composer Award. Most recently, his work 't h e t a s t a t e' was given a studio recording by the jazz trio, THE BAD PLUS and will soon be released by Duke University in conjunction with the Duke Performances concert series.