1072 W. 15th St. #3
San Pedro, CA 90731
Phone: (310) 548-7260
Stephen Coker

Stephen Coker is Director of Choral Activities and Associate Professor of Music at Chapman University in Orange, CA.  Prior to this 2009 appointment, Dr. Coker served on the faculties of the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM), Oklahoma City University (OCU), and Portland State University.  Coker was awarded the  “Outstanding Teacher Award” at Chapman University, CCM, and OCU in 2015, 2002, and 1990, respectively, and in 1995, he received the "Director of Distinction Award" from the Oklahoma Choral Directors Association. In frequent demand as a clinician and guest conductor, he has conducted professional, collegiate, and youth choirs and orchestras in workshops and festivals in Portugal, South Korea, Israel, Sweden, China, and Taiwan as well as in roughly half of the fifty states.

A degree recipient of the University of Southern California and Oklahoma City University, he is an enthusiast of choral-orchestral performance, opera and musical theatre production, and world music. Dr. Coker has prepared choruses for James Levine, James Conlon, and Erich Kunzel, and as professional chorister, he has sung for conductors Helmuth Rilling, Krzysztof Penderecki, Dennis Russell Davies, and the late Robert Shaw.




Ani Ma'Amin

 Ani Ma'Amin 
Composer: Traditional Jewish Tune  Arranger: Stephen Coker  Author/Lyricist: "Number Twelve" of "Thirteen Principles of Faith" by Moses Maimonides, 12th c. Jewish scholar 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2019  Difficulty: medium
Sample Sound File Listen
   Sung in Hebrew and clearly a Jewish tune, the musical arrangement is haunting and profound. The text is a statement of faith and hope and could serve as a poignant concert or worship opener. The violin part is not an option and brings authenticity to this multicultural offering.

PDF 2x2 See the Music

  P1629 - SATB  [buy now]

Dawn And Dusk (Fajar Dan Senja)

 Dawn And Dusk (Fajar Dan Senja) 
Composer: Ken Steven  Author/Lyricist: Ken Steven 

Voicing: SATB, divisi  Released: January 2020  Difficulty: Med-Diff
Sample Sound File Listen
   Fajar dan Senja or in English ''Dawn and Dusk''is an exploration of sounds with the human voice. The composer captures the magical moments of a day's beginning and its end through the variety of vocal colors and hand percussion. Based on Indonesian exotic Melayu scale, the music pictures the folk life atmosphere into a vibrant sound experience. Medium-difficult but worth every second!

PDF 2x2 See the Music

  P1661 - SATB, divisi  [buy now]