Instruction in Fiddling, Jazz,and Rock styles as well as Electronic instruments, effects, and sound systems. Emphasis on improvising, embellishing, memorizing, and arranging for performance.
Students must have at least 2 years of playing experience. Adults welcome.
Concert-style – a 30-60 minute program playing a wide variety of music from Mozart to led Zeppelin. Good for audience of music students and non-musicians.
Demonstration-style focuses on the background and “how to”s of the Violin, the many styles of music, and the electronic equipment.
Instruction and interaction with music students playing their instruments. Focus on Fiddling, Jazz, and Rock styles while implementing electronic instruments and technology.
“Marketing For Musicians” – designed for musicians of all ages who are considering making music a professional part of their life.
“Building A Community-wide Alternative Styles Strings Program”- based on founding the Extreme Strings Orchestra.
“Playing Off The Page” – a look at this unique approach to musicianship which emphasizes the 5 elements of improvising, embellishing, memorizing, arranging, and composing.
Steven taught and conducted workshops or attended: