This website contains information about the artist, including a biographical background, samples of original music, behind the scenes information about the
recording studio and equipment used to create this music, and much more.
May 11, 2008 - We have added a Portfolio section to the website, which includes a video demo reel of completed projects, new MP3 downloads, a resume, reviews, and credits.
April 13, 2008 - Minnette Meador, a multi-published author, has released a promotional video for her new book "The Centurian and The Queen" using an excerpt from The Armageddon Overtures for the soundtrack. Be sure to check out her website and blog for more information.
Centurion on Youtube
Minnette's Blog Spot
Minnette's Myspace Blog Page
April 10, 2008 - A new Editor's Review has been posted for "The Armageddon Overtures" on music.download.com:
A lack of compositional training doesn't show in Carroll's sweeping modern classical works, which bear that most essential symphonic quality: sheer courage. A film scorer's feel for drama and a classicist's sense of balance shine through the brazen timpani runs and whirling string movements.
March 16, 2008 - Stephan was contacted by Marian Gaynor, Director of Music at The Cathedral of The Assumption in Carlow, Ireland. Mr. Gaynor is creating an arrangement of the traditional Zulu piece "Siyahamba" based on the orchestral arrangement by Stephan. This arrangement will be performed at the close of the Easter Vigil on Saturday March 22nd.
March 1, 2008 - The University of Minnesota has featured an excerpt from Symphony No. 1 in G Major, Movement IV "Dawn of Rebirth and Grand Finale" in a new promotional video for their 2008 Undergraduate Research Conference. View the video page to watch this movie clip.
February 27, 2008 - A new review of The Armageddon Overtures has been posted at the LimeWire blog site.
"Ever wonder what the end of the world feels like? Thanks to Stephan Carroll, you don't have to wait until 2012 to find out. The songwriter has explored the range of emotions mankind will go through as the end of time unfolds. In "The Armageddon Overtures" -- a full orchestra and choir suite -- feelings of hope, sorrow, anger, and euphoria form the soundtrack of the last day on earth. The music is accessible and deeply touching; it simultaneously captures the glory of the human race and its vulnerability.
With kind permission, we are offering the first part of the suite - "Dawn/Sunrise (Hope)." Carroll has made the entire orchestral score available for download as well. Oh, and fans of Nine Inch Nails might be pleasantly surprised... "