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BM in Music Education Youngstown State University Dana School of Music


James Erdman U.S. Marine Band

Vern Kagarice Youngstown State University

Michael Crist Youngstown State University

Professor of Trombone Millersville University

Professor of Low Brass Franklin & Marshall College

Steve has maintained a private teaching practice and been a freelance musician for over 30 years throughout Central Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic region. As a member of Quartet Die/Posaunen he was a past performer at the International Trombone Workshop, the Eastern Trombone Workshop, and the New England Trombone Workshop. Steve is very active as a performing tenor and bass trombonist, and has extensive experience in orchestral, jazz, chamber, and pit orchestra music. He resides with his wife Faith, adjunct instructor of clarinet and saxophone at Elizabethtown College, and freelance musician, in Stevens, PA.


Quartet Die Posaunen

Christmas Onaments (1988)

Buzz Jones Big Band

Millennium Swing (2000)

Axiom Asunder (2006)

Big Band Nostalgia

The James Sessions (2001)

Pride of the Susquehanna Band

Pride Marches Live! (1997)

Dem Hills

The Rhumba Mystery (2010)

Sweet Embrace (2012) Stephen Shiffer 2013