Trumpeter Steve Enos serves as Director of Jazz Studies at Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) in Cleveland, OH. Steve earned his Bachelor's Degree in Professional Music with a Jazz Performance Emphasis from the Berklee College of Music and his Master's in Music Education from the University of Akron. He also directs the award winning Tri-C JazzFest High School All-Stars and Tri-C JazzFest Summer with the Jazz Masters Program. Steve is a member of the Ernie Krivda Fat Tuesday Big Band and Omnibus Orchestra, Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, and performs in the Playhouse Square Orchestra for their Broadway Series.
At the Berklee College of Music, he received the Lennie Johnson Memorial Scholarship Award and performed with the Boston famed Herb Pomeroy Orchestra. He has performed with Aretha Franklin, The Four Tops, The Temptations, The Funk Brothers, Natalie Cole, Louis Bellson, Phil Woods, David Sanborn, Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme, Johnny Mathis, Barry Manilow, Frankie Valli, and others.
Under his direction, the Tri-C Jazz Studies is a nationally recognized program with articulation agreements with both the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts and the Jackie Mclean Jazz Institute at the Hartt School of Music in Hartford, Connecticut. Some of Tri-C's outstanding students have included Sean Jones, Dominick Farinacci, Curtis Taylor, Jerome Jennings, Aaron Kleinstub and Steve Renko.