A musical adventurer and educator, Steve Horelick's career encompasses a wide spectrum of the music universe. His TV credits include more than 350 episodes, encompassing such award-winning children productions including PBS's acclaimed, Reading Rainbow, for which he composed the iconic "Butterfly in the Sky" theme song, 40 other songs and all the incidental scores. His songs have been recorded by Chaka Khan, Bobby McFerrin, John Sebastion, Phoebe Snow, Peabo Bryson, LeVar Burton, Patti LaBelle and Kermit the Frog.
Other credits include music direction and composition for TV's Shining Time Station, The Puzzle Place, and The Magic Adventures of Mumfie. His film score credits include everything from a 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 and nominations for his many TV and advertising soundtracks including the prestigious Gold at New York Film Festival.
As an educator and lecturer he has taught songwriting, and film scoring at Queens College and City College in New York City. He is currently the publisher and Executive VP at NonLinear Educating, Inc. overseeing the production of over 2000 courses for their macProVideo.com, Ask.Video online education websites.
Steve H’s immersive, surround performances have entranced audiences from San Francisco to Berlin. His music with its glistening harmonies, evolving textures and echoing rhythms is influenced by waves, eddies, spirals, harmonigraphics and Fibonacci ratios. It swirls around and through the audience involving them in a 3D sonic journey. Steve’s main instruments are the ones designed by the great instrument maker Donald Buchla who designed Steve’s first “Buchla” in 1976. He sends his variety of Buchla instruments and ZenDrum into his proprietary Logic Pro X surround/quad 3D panning environments and processing algorithms, creating rich audio soundscapes filled with intricately shifting timbres and cascading rhythms.