Steven Winteregg holds degrees from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, Wright State University and The Ohio State University. He studied composition with William Steinhort, Gregory Proctor and Thomas Wells. Dr. Winteregg has received dozens of awards in composition. Among his awards are First Prizes in the New Louisville Brass Quintet Composition Competition, the "Joy of Life" Composition Competition, the International Horn Society's Composition Competition and the International Trumpet Guild’s Composition Competition. He is a recipient of the Raymond Hubble/ASCAP Award and has received an ASCAP Plus Award in Composition every year since 1988. He has also received awards from the Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District, the Ohio Arts Council, the Ohioana Library Association and has received an Ohio Senate Resolution commending him for his contribution to the arts in Ohio.