Steve Alford

Adjunct Music Faculty & Recruitment Coordinator

Contact Information

  • salford2@unca.edu

Composer/Leader of the acclaimed genre-bending big band "Rational Discourse," Steve Alford is a graduate of the prestigious Studio Music and Jazz program at the University of Miami/ Alford traveled the world as a musician before settling down in Asheville, NC. He performs actively in Asheville and beyond, leading and directing Rational Discourse and METAL, and as a member of the E.Normus Trio and Road Less Traveled.

When not performing or composing, Alford divides his musical time between teaching at UNC Asheville and his own thriving private studio.

Education

  • B.M., University of Miami