Dr. Lias frequently serves as adjudicator, clinician or guest speaker.
He is the Chair of the international judging panel of the ISCM-IAMIC Young
Composers' Competition, and served on the 2011 Kazimierz Serocki International
Composers’ Competition (Poland). He has presented at numerous regional,
national, and international conferences on a variety of topics, as well
as numerous guest appearances at national parks and community music
"Stephen is a superb presenter, and he opened up to
us the way a composer works."
Recent engagements include: