Stephen Paulus is a prolific composer of over 400 works. He is fluent in all genres, including orchestra, opera, chorus, chamber ensemble, solo voice, concert band, piano and organ.
Born August 24, 1949, in Summit, New Jersey, Paulus has lived most of his life in Minnesota.
He co-founded the American Composers Forum in 1973 and continues to work on behalf of his colleagues as the Symphony and Concert representative on the ASCAP Board of Directors.
His music has been commissioned, recorded and performed by such varied performers as the New York Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Washington Opera, Los Angeles Master Chorale, the Dale Warland Singers, VocalEssence, Doc Severinsen, Thomas Hampson and Deborah Voigt.
(Above short biography taken and full biography available from Stephen Paulus's website.)