Stephen Coxe, composer (Norfolk, VA), is a recipient of awards from the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Artspace, ASCAP, Composers Guild, Meet The Composer, and National Association of Composers, as well as a BAEF Fellowship. He has received commissions from American Voices, Musicians Accord, The Peabody Trio, Sequitur, and others, and has held residencies at Yaddo, Ragdale, and the Virginia Center. He has directed programs for young composers at the Peabody Institute, the Walden School, and the Putney School. Yellow Barn has commissioned many works from Steve, among them The Very Hungry Caterpillar for narrator (2005), A Book of Dreams for accordion, percussion, and piano (2011), and Gordon’s Garden Music (2014), an hour-long performance/installation for multiple ensembles premiered at Hayward Gardens. Past Yellow Barn musician (1999–2016).