Ken Steven (b.1993) is a young and gifted Indonesian choral composer and conductor. He fuses the exotic colors and elements of Indonesian traditional musical into his works with modern techniques and harmonies. He began his musical journey with Daud Kosasih (one of the Indonesian choral music figures) who inspired and nurtured him. Later, He graduated from The Asian Institute for Liturgy and Music with a Bachelor of Church Music in Composition under the tutelage of the late Dr. Francisco F. Feliciano, Ralph Hoffman, and Eudenice Palaruan. While studying in the Philippines, he also studied with many influential musicians such as Arwin Tan, Christopher Borela, and Joel Aquino to name a few.
Since returning back to Indonesia, his creative activity and work has made an important contribution to the development of choral music in Indonesia. His music is picking up and starting to make an impact on the international choral scene.