Aaron Stepp is a composer of acoustic and electro-acoustic works. His works have been performed in Louisville, Quito, Berlin, Boston, Bloomington, and Lexington. He was selected as the Artist in Residence at the TC Steele State Historic Site in Nashville, Indiana and at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. He has received commissions from recorder virtuoso Eva Legêne, TrioArsenal, The Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts, Duo Passionato and Scott County High School. He has also published a warm-up method for high school bands that is popular in Kentucky. Aaron holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of Louisville with a double major in Music Composition and Music Theory and a Master of Music in Composition with special focus in Electronic Music at Indiana University, Bloomington. In 2009, he attended the summer course in music composition at the Freie Universität-Berlin. Currently he is pursuing a PhD at the University of Virginia He has studied with Marc Satterwhite, Claude Baker, Aaron Travers, Samuel Adler, Jeffrey Hass, John Gibson, Peter Bussigel, and Judith Shatin. Poet Rebecca Morgan Frank is a frequent collaborator.