Born: December 25, 1956 Primary Instrument: Violin
Swinging stylist started his jazz ed at the University of Pittsburgh through the annual Jazz Seminar where he met Cellist and educator David Baker. Since then he has been playing gigs in various Jazz and other styles for all types of events. Recently, Steven formed the Extreme String Orchestra youth program to teach young string players the joys of playing Jazz, Rock, Fiddling, and Electronic Instruments.
Allison Park, PA
Willing to teach:
Intermediate to advanced students
Founder of the Extreme Strings Academy which teaches string players of all ages Jazz, Rock, Fiddling, and Electronic Instruments. Steven has made presentations to the American String teachers Association, Ohio Music Educators Association, the PA Music Educators Association, the Eastern Strings Institute at Villanova University, Strings Without Boundaries camp at Duquesne University, Christian Howes Creative Strings Workshop as well as at numerous high schools, Middle schools, Elementary schools, and summer strings camps.
Workshops is Beginning Jazz Improvisation, Rock styles, American and Irish Fiddling Technique. Electronic Instruments and Effects, or a combination of the above. One hour, Half Day, Whole Day, Multi Day, programs or longer term ongoing relationships available for schools, camps, workshops, etc ...