Stephen Weber Chair of the Division of Arts and Humanities and Professor of Music

Stephen Weber

Chair of the Division of Arts and Humanities and Professor of Music
405-574-1295 | sweber@usao.edu
Room 234 | Davis Hall

Biography

Stephen Weber is Professor of Music, Chair of the Division of Arts and Humanities, and Ragan Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (USAO). At USAO Weber teaches studio and class piano, composition, World Thought and Culture III, Senior Seminar, Music Technology, and composition. Weber's terminal degree is an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Fine Arts (composition and piano pedagogy) from Texas Tech University. His compositions have been published by Warner Brothers, Zalo Publishers, Permus Publications, H.W. Gray, Voice of the Rockies Music Publishers, and Concordia Publishing House. Two sets of his compositions have been recorded for the Opus One label. Weber received annual Standard Awards from the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers from 1994 through 2007. He has presented research at conferences, performed, or had his works performed in various locales in the United States as well as Greece, Switzerland, Hungary, and Poland. Weber has led short-term study abroad trips at USAO to England, Ireland, Wales, Germany, Austria, Lichtenstein, Switzerland, France, Belgium, and Costa Rica. On three occasions he was selected as recipient of the USAO Board of Regents for Scholarly Activity; on one occasion he was recipient of the campus-wide Superior Teaching Award. Weber was selected as recipient of the "2003 Oklahoma Musician of the Year" by the Oklahoma Federation of Music Clubs. He was recently recognized as a finalist for the 2014 Oklahoma Medal for Excellence in Teaching and Administration by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence. 

Education

  • Ph.D, Fine Arts, Texas Tech University, 1993
  • MA, Music, New Jersey State College, 1985
  • BA, Music Education, Concordia University-Chicago, 1982
  • Also attended Temple University and Valparaiso University

Syllabus

Intellectual Property

Publishers include Warner Brothers, Zalo Publishers, Permus Publishers, Concordia Publishing House.

Compact disc recordings of compositions on the Opus One label.

A complete list of publications can be found on my personal web site.

Favorite Quotes

"Before I compose a piece I walk round it several times, accompanied by myself." - Erik Satie