Winterlude Teaching Artist
Steve has been an active performing cellist and private cello teacher in Durango Colorado since 2011. Steve has taught with Be Frank, Beacon String Program, Kaizen’s Music, Stillwater Music, in addition to public school programs. The Four Corners area has offered unique opportunities including performances with the Colorado College Summer Music Festival, Durango Bach Festival, Durango Choral Society, San Juan Symphony, Telluride Chamber Music, Wasserman Music Festival, Nova Duo, and various chamber groups.
While attending Chicago Musical College, Steve’s primary cello teacher and musical influence was George Kim Scholes. During this time, he played with the Classical Symphony Orchestra and maintained a studio of private students. An orchestra musician since childhood, Steve has been fortunate to play in the Barbican Center, Carnegie Hall, the Lincoln Center, Madison Square Garden, & the Royal Albert Hall.
Outside of music Steve can be found enjoying many of the outdoor activities Colorado has to offer.