Dr. Steve Grives
Dr. Steve Grives is currently Visiting Associate Professor and Director of Choral Ensembles at DePaul University in Chicago, IL. Dr. Grives conducts the University Singers and Concert Choir, prepares the chorus for productions with the DePaul Opera Theater, and collaborates with university and professional orchestras for performances of choral masterworks.
From 2010-12, Steve was the Patricia Noethe Pierce Distinguished Artist in Residence at SDSU, leading university choral ensembles in major works across the region. Ensembles under Steve's direction have performed at state and regional choral conferences, and at major national and international venues.
Dr. Grives earned a B.A. in Music from Bowdoin College, a M.M. from the University of Maine, and a D.M.A. in choral conducting and literature from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Steve has participated in conducting masterclasses, summer programs and has sang in choirs under such distinguished conductors as Marin Alsop, Charles Bruffy, Simon Carrington, Dennis Keene, John Rutter, and Duaine Wolfe. Steve is a member of several professional organizations including ACDA, Intercollegiate Men's Choruses Inc., and the National Collegiate Choral Organization. Steve currently serves on the Editorial Board of the Choral Journal as editor of the "Choral Reviews" column. He is in frequent demand as a guest conductor, guest lecturer, choral clinician, and adjudicator.