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Stephen Michael Newby is a composer, conductor, gospel/jazz vocalist, and pianist. He is a native of Detroit, Michigan. He received his bachelor of arts in vocal music education and flute performance from Madonna College in Livonia, Michigan. He received a master of music in jazz composition and arranging from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. There, his studies in composition were under the supervision of Robert Sutton, Frederick Tillis, Jeff Holmes, and Robert Stern. He returned to Michigan to complete his doctorate of musical arts in composition at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. There, he studied with William Albright, Michael Daugherty, George Wilson, Fred Lerdahl and Pulitzer-Prize winners William Bolcom and Leslie Bassett.  Stephen serves as professor for the Gospel Choir and the Worship Arts Ensemble at Seattle Pacific University, and is leading men's ministry on campus. He has served as a worship pastor for more than 25 years in Michigan, Massachusetts, Washington and California.

Indie Musikhaus concerts: April 2013

Dr. Stephen Newby, Composer: Meet the Team
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