Stephen Cabell (b. 1984) is a New York-based composer of sonically engaging and arrestingly wrought music that attempts to grab the listener from the very first moments and never let go. His artistic mission is to write music that can be understood and appreciated by both casual and expert listeners. He studied at The Juilliard School with Christopher Rouse, at The Curtis Institute of Music with Jennifer Higdon and Richard Danielpour, and attended Interlochen Arts Academy. Stephen has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Joseph H. Bearns Prize in Music from Columbia University, the Prix Nadia Boulanger from the American Conservatory of Fontainebleau, France, the Marylyn K. Glick Young Composer Award from the Indianapolis Symphony, multiple Morton Gould Young Composer Awards, multiple ASCAP Plus Awards, and is a Presidential Scholar in the Arts. His music has been performed and commissioned by leading orchestras and ensembles including the Indianapolis Symphony, Curtis Symphony, Owensboro Symphony, Atlantic Music Festival Orchestra, Aspen Contemporary Ensemble, Imani Winds, and the Lyra Society of Philadelphia among others. Stephen enjoys collaborating on works with leading musicians of his generation such as: David Fung, Sean Kennard, Bianca Garcia, Michael Lodico, Alicia Choi, Monika Haar, Sean Ritenauer, Benjamin Schwartz, and Jonathan Schiffman.