Steve Everett is Dean of the College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts.
Dean Everett is a composer and conductor whose research and teaching interests include electronic music, cross-cultural influences in music, and the philosophy of technology in art. He began working with technology in music as an undergraduate at Florida State University during the 1970s.
Everett holds a doctor of musical arts degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He earned master's degrees in trumpet performance and music theory and a bachelor's degree in music history and literature from Florida State University.
Prior to joining UIC, Dean Everett was professor of music and assistant provost for academic affairs at Emory University where he taught composition, computer music, and directed the Music-Audio Research Center. In addition, Dean Everett has taught as a visiting professor of composition at Princeton University and was a guest composer at the Eastman School of Music, Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique in Paris, Conservatoire de Musique Geneve in Switzerland, Rotterdam Conservatory of Music, and Utrecht School of the Arts.
The Dean has received composition awards from the Rockefeller Foundation, Asian Cultural Council, Chamber Music America, American Composers Forum, Center of Chemical Evolution at Georgia Tech, and International Trumpet Guild. His works have been performed at numerous new music festivals, including the Spark Festival of Electronic Arts, International Society of Music Information Retrieval, Resonances Arts Festival-Paris, and New York Electroacoustic Music Festival.
Recent compositions by Dean Everett can be heard at https://vimeo.com/user764743/videos.