Steven Bruns

Steven Bruns is associate dean for graduate studies in the College of Music at the University of Colorado Boulder, where he also teaches music theory and analysis. For more than 20 years, he has lectured on the music of George Crumb at conferences and festivals in North America, Europe and South Korea. He edited George Crumb & the Alchemy of Sound; Essays on His Music (Colorado College Music Press, 2005), a book published in honor of the composer’s 75th birthday. His writings on Crumb also appear in the Complete George Crumb Edition, recordings produced by Bridge Records with the close involvement of the composer. As archivist, Bruns helped to organize Crumb’s compositional manuscripts, correspondence, and other papers before their transfer to the Music Division of the Library of Congress in 2011. He is writing a book on the life and music of George Crumb.

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