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Emmy Award-winning composer Steve Heitzeg is known for evocative music that celebrates nature and addresses social and ecological issues with vision and purpose. His wide-ranging body of works includes compositions for orchestra, chorus, chamber ensemble, ballet and PBS films.

“Lakes and oceans, stone beaches, arboreal forests and wild fields,
birdsong—these are the original symphony, the first music” — Steve Heitzeg

featured works

American Nomad

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Wounded Fields

O, Colored Earth

O, Colored Earth

little tree

little tree

 

recent commissions

PHoto 12_73C0980 Am. Nomad 5-1-15 Greg Helgeson, heitzeg.laz.mischa

April 20, 2015 American Nomad, a new trumpet concerto by composer Steve Heitzeg, received its world premiere by Charles Lazarus, trumpet, with Mischa Santora conducting the Minnesota Orchestra, on Thursday, April 30, and Friday, May 1, 2015 at Orchestra Hall … Continue reading →