Stephen Leibholz was a physicist and entrepreneur who studied composition with Isaac Memiroff, and taught the acoustic and physiological foundations of composition at the Manhattan School of Music. He liked to claim that he had not yet composed anything really noteworthy (pun). In his day-job, Steve was the CEO and Chief Scientist of TechLabs. He served as Trustee of the Cheltenham Center for the Arts, and was a Former Trustee of the Jenkintown Music School (now merged with Philadelphia’s Settlement Music School). He was also an advisor to and helped found the Kansas City Camerata, and was a Senior Fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute.
In addition to being a member, Steve was for many years the Chairman of the Board of the New York Composers Circle.