Stephen Bulla received his degree in arranging and composition from Berklee College of Music in Boston. During his studies, he developed an interest in the commercial music field, eventually leading to a present full-time schedule of composing and recording. His musical arrangements for such artists as Sarah Vaughan, the Manhattan Transfer, Mel Torme, and Doc Severinsen have been featured on the PBS television series In Concert at the White House. Mr. Bulla produced the popular Spiritual to the 'Bone - a series of jazz trombone ensemble compact discs - and recently provided the music score for the Century of Flight series on the Discovery Channel. He has been awarded numerous honors, including the prestigious ADDY Award for best original music television spot. An annual recipient of ASCAP's Performance Award since 1984, Mr. Bulla travels frequently as a guest conductor, adjudicator, and clinician.