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Steve Wallace

Steve Wallace


Steve Wallace is an award winning singer and composer from Chicago IL and most recently a composer with BMI’s Lehman Engel Workshop for composers and lyricists and Theatre Now NY’s Writer’s Lab.  His professional expertise incorporates a plethora of genres and styles from Soul, Hip-Hop, Blues, and Classical. In the span of his career, Mr. Wallace has released 15 of his own albums as an artist, produced, performed and written on hundreds of albums with credits including Ledisi, Ghostface of the Wu-Tang Clan, De La Soul, and Eric Roberson, as well as gaining nods from the likes of Jay-Z, Jadakiss, Just Blaze and others for his fantastic and creative ideas. He was also a go to man for production and music direction in New York City on the Independent New York music scene for over a decade. Steve has shared stages with Robin Thicke, Common, Talib Kweli, and Leon Ware. He has and continues to compose scores for television and film including networks such as MTV, BET, NBC, and his score for the film Four Seasons won the award for best musical score at the 2021 Diversity at Cannes film showcase. Steve created an arrangement of Lift Every Voice and Sing for the NAACP, worked with Sony Music, The Universal Music Group, and in 2010 he was the producer, composer and arranger for the theme song of the United Nation’s Humanitarian Day; “Be A Humanitarian” that was in the running for Grammy Awards the same year.


As a composer, Steve Wallace has written a book of 14 art songs, 2 symphonies, 3 operas, 4 musicals including the REMI (Worldfest Houston) award winning  animated short “Humpty’s Hatching Day” as well as a variety of chamber works for various instruments. Mr. Wallace is also a very accomplished classical singer and has performed worldwide as a soloist, on tours, and as lead tenor roles in operas such as Carmen, La Boheme, and La Traviata with respected opera companies nationwide. The groundbreaking film musical “Hal King” that Mr. Wallace created, composed, and produced was released on Feb 9th 2021 on Amazon Prime, distributed by Gravitas Ventures.

Professional Experience

  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education
  • TV/Film
  • Tours


  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • Chicago/Midwest

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Theatrical Lyricist
  • Bookwriter/Librettist
  • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
  • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
  • Songwriter
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Orchestrator
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
  • Sound Designer/Composer
  • Music Producer/Record Producer
  • Recording Studio Engineer
  • Home Studio Whiz
  • Voice teacher with roster of private students
  • Actor-Musician

My Primary Instrument

  • Voice

My Instruments

  • Drums
  • Guitar - acoustic
  • Piano
  • Synth - keyboards
  • Voice


  • Finale
  • GarageBand
  • Pro-Tools
  • Other


  • BMI


  • He/Him