Composer, performer and educator...

Reading Rainbow Theme Song    " of the catchiest tunes in theme-song history."    Rolling Stone 6/14


Experimental musician, composer and musical adventurer Steve H, AKA Steve Horelick and Steve Heroic), is known for his 3D surround immersive performances, soundtracks, songs and scores for TV, film and games. His TV credits include more than 350 episodes, encompassing such award-winning productions as PBS's Reading Rainbow (featuring the world's 1st all electronic synthesized theme song), Shining Time Station, The Puzzle Place, The Magic Adventures of Mumfie and many more. He has scored films ranging  from 80's cult-horror classic "Madman" to HBO's legendary baseball documentary series "When It Was a Game," which earned him his first EMMY nomination. He has also won many other awards for his TV and advertising soundtracks including the New York Film Festival Gold award.

Steve H's true passion is electronic music. He was a founding member of the acclaimed noise band, The Electronic Art Ensemble that the New York Times characterized their Carnegie Recital Hall concert as  "virtuoso performances". He currently performs ephemeral and engaging electronic 3D Surround Immersion soundscapes in the US and Europe on his Buchla 200e & Easel, extensive Eurorack system. 

Steve is an elearning innovator. He is the Publisher/Partner of  NonLinear Educating, Inc.'s, and Ask.Audio online video education websites. These award-winning education portals currently provide more than 60,000 tutorial-videos comprising more than 2000 hours of creative and  informative streaming, download and app-based courses. 


Steve is a volunteer firefighter in a village on the Hudson River in New York.