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Steven Pyter is a music educator, composer, and arranger from the Chicago area. He began his teaching career in 2007 and has taught a variety of instrumental, vocal, and general music classes at the high school level.

Steven received his Bachelor of Music degree from Northern Illinois University (DeKalb) and his Master of Music Education Degree with teacher certification from VanderCook College of Music (Chicago, IL). His compositions and arrangements have been performed at concerts and festivals throughout the United States, including the Midwest Clinic Band and Orchestra Conference. 

Steven Pyter Music offers services listed below.


Steve is a practicing music educator near the Chicagoland area. Ensembles under his direction have performed at concerts and festivals around the country in the areas of concert band, marching band, vocal ensembles and musicals. Steve is an advocate of student travel. His groups have enjoyed traveling to Washington D.C., New York City, and to one of his favorite places, Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL.


Music from Steve's catalog is available for direct purchase. Published pieces may be purchased from most major distributors. 


Visit my publishers at Grand Mesa Music, Winger-Jones Publications, and FJH!  


Steve has provided custom arrangements for concert band, marching band, vocal ensembles, and chamber groups. One of his favorite composers is Anton Dvorak; Steve's arrangement of his Slavonic Dance No. 7 is available from FJH Music Company.


Contact Steve to set up an in-person or virtual clinic! Or just say "hi" to Steven Pyter Music!

Click and drag to see some of my favorite photos!

Ken Snoeck rehearsing PNHS Band 2012
Julie Giroux Midwest 2015
PNHS Band 2013
LPHS Wind Ensemble 2015 at NIU
John Williams at CSO 2018 no. 2
Joliet 2014 Band Staff 2017
stuck to door at IMEC
Directing first musical
Eric Whitacre Midwest 2015
seeing John Williams at CSO 2018
Celine 2018
post-concert lunch 2019 midwest clinic -
Elizabeth Warren town hall 2019
BOA 1999 w Barnum and Jurek
Barnum PNHS 2014
Finale Concert 2014 PNHS w equipment cre
Eiffel Tower 2000 - LP Tour de France
Lancer Joust w Jake Whitney
1st Bandmasters with Stinson and Bimm
Thanksgiving 2014
TNG Cast 2014
ice cream truck
Easter w Nathan and Marissa
Celine Vegas 2018
choir faculty joliet 204 and 86
Brent Spiner 2017
Christmas w Quinn
snowman w Quinn
Sidenotes w J Stegall
VCM Graduation w Dr Menghini
Bandmasters w Menghini and Stinson
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