Steven A. Ford, M.F.A.

Steven FordDirector of Music Composition, Electronic and Contemporary Music
Artist in Residence
Specialty: Music Composition & Orchestration, Electronic Music & Music Production


Steven Ford is a music consultant, award-winning record producer, internationally respected musician, lecturer and educator. He received a Doctorate Laureate in Sacred Music from the Pentecostal Bible College of Tuskegee, Alabama. He graduated summa-cum laude with a Master's degree in Fine Arts, concentrating in Music Composition and Orchestration from Vermont College of Fines Arts, Montpelier, Vermont. He also graduated magna-cum laude with a Bachelor degree in Music Composition at Eastern University, St. Davids, Pennsylvania. Steven is presently the director of Music Composition, Electronic and Contemporary Music, and Artist in Residence at Eastern University, where he serves on the faculty.

Steven's contribution on numerous album/CD productions has awarded 4 Grammy Awards, 12 Grammy Nominations, 5 Dove Awards, and 10 Stellar Awards. He is also the author of two books: "Is Your Music Department Ministry or Misery?" and "Can I Take Your Order?" He is married to Deborah Williams-Ford; they have a son, Aaron, and reside in Delaware.

Courses Taught

MUSI 223, 224 - Music Composition I, II
MUSI 323, 324 - Music Composition III, IV
MUSI 423, 424 - Music Composition V, VI
MUSI 145 - Electronic Music
MUSI 304 - Musicianship IV
MUSI 353 - Contemporary Music Production
MUSI 434 - Writing for Instruments
MUSC 113 – Music Theory I & Ear Training
MUSC 114 – Music Theory II & Ear Training

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