Steven Stanke has arranged and composed for numerous orchestras, wind bands and opera companies.
Recent projects include film and Broadway concerts with Symphony Central Coast (NSW) and University of Newcastle Conservatorium Orchestra, Invictus Games Sydney Opening and Closing Ceremonies, the Australian component of the Nanchang International Military Tattoo in China 2017 and Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in Melbourne 2016, album recordings with the Royal Australian Navy Band (Spirit of Place 2018, Centenary of Armistice 2018) and Gallipoli and Villers Bretonneux Anzac services.
He also conducted these performances. Steven holds a PhD and Masters degree in Conducting from The University of Melbourne and conducting and composition degrees from the Queensland Conservatorium of Music.
Steven has also arranged reductions of major operas including Tosca, La Bohme, The Marriage of Figaro, Suor Angelica, The Bartered Bride, Don Giovanni and many others for Sydney Independent Opera, Rockdale Opera, Opera Van Diemens Land and Lyric Opera Central Coast. Stevens arrangements are published by Baton Music (Netherlands) and Wirripang (Australia).