Steve is now calling Idaho homebase. He has worked both in theater and cabaret venues primarily in the Los Angeles, New York and the Boston areas. Steve is currently the Vocal Director at the Terraces in Boise, Idaho. His academic career and private studies include voice studies with Christina Hammerstein (Daughter-in-law of Oscar Hammerstein II) in New York, Shawnn Monteiro in Italy, management with Charles Weiss and mentoring with Tony Award Winning Director, Joseph Hardy in New York. He has also done vocal work with organizations such as Hanna Barbara Studios, South Coast Repertory Theater and for television composer Michael Andreas in Hollywood. He sung with such notables as Lee Ritenour, Joe Riposo, members of the Lawrence Show cast, Martha Ray and Jane Russell to name a few. He portrayed Curley in a concert presentation of OKLAHOMA! on KCET National Public Television in Los Angeles.
Theatre performing credits include principal roles for various Civic Light Opera productions in the Greater Los Angeles Area including Carousel, Oklahoma!, Guys and Dolls, Company, South Pacific and Side by Side by Sondheim to name a few.
Steve received his Master of Arts degree at Dartmouth College in 1999 where he also taught. He has been working with students in the field of vocal coaching and vocal studies since 1998 and conducting vocal workshops in California and Florida for the past 4 years.
If you were in Paris last May you might have heard Steve singing at the Chez PAPA and Le Petit Trianon Jazz Clubs as a guest with vocalist Nathalie Costa. Internationally he performed in New York; Boston; Los Angeles; Paris, France; Germany, and Italy. He sang at the Tuscia Jazz Festival in Soriano, Italy that featured Benny Golson, George Cables, Kenny Barron, Joey DeFrancesco and Shawnn Monteiro and vocally directed and performed at the Clark Center for the Performing Arts for the Annual Central Coast Follies production in Arroyo Grande, California.
Performance venues include: Heidi's Jazz Club in Coco Beach, Fl. La Vela in Melbourne, Fl. Open Mike's Lounge in Melbourne, Fl. and DJon's Piano Bar in Melbourne Beach, Florida. He recently sang the works of Stephen Sondheim and Michel LeGrand at the Golden Bough Theater in Carmel, California. He performed and at The Pacific Terrace theater in Long Beach, California along with the Whittier-LaMirada Civic Light Opera Company, the Templeton Performing Arts Center, Clark Center for the Performing Arts, D'Anbinos in Paso Robles, Trilogy, Embassy Suites Hotel, Hearst Castle, Cafe Villo, The San Luis Obispo Country Club, Level Four in Paso Robles, The Saucelito VIneyards, Denner Winery, Sextent Winery, The Inn at Santa Maria, The Paso Robles Inn, Avila Gardens at Sycamore Springs, Steamers in Pismo Beach , the Cliffs Resort in Shell Beach, The Lido Restaurant in Pismo Beach, the Porch in Santa Margarita, Et Viola in SLO, Unity Theater in San Luis Obispo, the Jack House in SLO and the Monday Club in California.