teven Ottományi is a conductor, composer, organist, and tenor, who has been involved in sacred music since 1982.
He studied choral conducting with John Alexander and Frank Brownstead, organ with Jelil Romano and voice with Janet Smith and Al Brightbill.
He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music History and Theory from California State University, Fullerton with a minor in German and Business Administration, and will graduate with a Master's of Arts degree in Musicology from California State University, Long Beach in the Summer of 2015.
In 2006, he won the NPM/Friars of the Atonement competition for a hymn to commemorate the centennial anniversary of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.
Among his most noted commissions was a hymn concertato for the 2007 Pueri Cantores Western Region Hymn Festival.
In 2010, he founded Cantate Domino, an organization to promote the work of local sacred music composers, and in 2012, he founded the California Mission Schola and Sinfonia to revive the music of the California Missions, one of his interests.
He was Associate Director of Liturgy at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles and is currently Director of Music and Organist at Saint John Chrysostom Catholic Church in Inglewood CA.
Steven is an active member of the American Musicological Society, the Society for American Music, the American Guild of Organists, the Southern California Liturgical Composers' Forum; and the Liturgical Composers Forum in Saint Louis MO.
CanticaNOVA Publications is pleased to offer the music of Steven Ottományi in our catalog: