STEVEN T ROENS portrait
  • Composition Area Head, School Of Music
  • Associate Dean Undergraduate Studies
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, School Of Music
  • Professor, School Of Music
  • Associate Professo, School Of Music
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Professional Service

  • Intermezzo Chamber Music Series. Role: Advisory. Member of the Board. 06/01/2016 - present
  • Salt Lake Chamber Music Society. Role: Program Committee, Attend Concerts, help with receptions. Member of the Board. 01/01/2011 - 12/31/2011

Internal Service

  • Chair, Composition/Theory and Electro-Acoustic Searches. Chair, 09/01/2019 - present. Department service.
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies. Chair Meetings, help with all aspects of undergrads; curriculum administration; petitions for exception to policy., 08/22/2017 - present. Department service.
  • P & E Senate Committee. Member, 01/2016 - 04/2017. University service.
  • Chair, 20th/21st Century Musicology Search Committee. 10/2015 - 04/2016. Department service.
  • Chair, Musicology Search Committee. Chair of the committee -- oragnize all aspects of the search., 10/01/2014 - present. Department service. Hours Served: 30. 09/01/2015 - present. Department service.
  • 2015 Academic Senate. Member, 01/06/2014 - present. University service. Hours Served: 24. 01/05/2015 - present. University service.
  • Head, Composition Area Acting Head, Theory Area. Direct both areas; call meetings; give placement exams; oversee T.A.s Arrange Composition Concerts each semester; keep students informed of all events; council students., 01/05/2015 - present. Department service.
  • Chair, Musicology Search Committee (2 searches). Chair of the committee -- oragnize all aspects of the search., 10/01/2014 - present. Department service.
  • Academic Senate. Member, 01/06/2014 - present. University service.
  • Chair, Choral Director Search Committee. Chair, 01/09/2012 - 04/01/2012. Department service.
  • Chair, Search Committee for Director of Choral Activities. Chair, 10/15/2011 - 12/31/2011. Department service.
  • UIDTP (University Interdisciplinary Teaching Programs) Committee. Member, 07/01/2010 - present. University service.
  • Honors Policy Board. Member of the Board, 07/01/2003 - present. University service.

Community Partnership

  • Member of the Board (and also program committe) of the Salt Lake Chamber Music Society, 05/15/2004 - 4/30/15. Hours Served: 20 . 01/05/2015 - 04/30/2015

Honors & Awards

  • Celebrate U Creative Works Award for CD Specific Gravity, Music of Steven Roens produced by Centaur Records, Inc. University of Utah, 04/05/2017

In the Media

  • Presentation of a print version of an interview done with a graduate student in musicology at Brandeis University at the inaugural concert of the Eschler Music Foundation. 05/30/2012.
  • A brief interview, followed by the performance of two piano pieces, Intrados (1995) and Encomium (2000) by pianist Jason Hardink on the KBYU program, Highway 89. 01/17/2012.