Stephen has been the resident Music director at WPPAC since 2012 followed by becoming the Executive Producer in 2016. He has worked on over 180 productions as a music director, orchestrator, keyboardist/programmer, stage/production manager and producer having had the privilege to work On & Off Broadway, NYMF as well as numerous other venues across the country.
Favorite credits include Disney’s On the Record, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Les Miserables, Carrie, Dogfight, Little Mermaid, Color Purple, Avenue Q, Spring Awakening & Next To Normal. As an orchestrator: Foreverman (NYMF), Edges, Roads Courageous, Songs for a New World Symphonic version and From Broadway w/ Love which aired on PBS. Other select NY theatre credits include: Tuck Everlasting, Dear Evan Hansen, War Paint, Theatre World Awards, Analog & Vinyl (NAMT).
He is also the founder/producer for The New Musical Theatre Series who brought the premieres of Edges, Songs for a New World, Party Worth Crashing & Disney’s On the Record to WPPAC and The Harrison Summer Theatre responsible for Spring Awakening, Bare, Dogfight and many other shows to grace the WPPAC stage over the years.
Stephen was named one of Westchester Magazine‘s “Top People To Watch” and received their “Best of Westchester” award for music direction. Other accolades include 914 Inc’s “Westchester Wunderkind”, the NYMF Award for “Outstanding Orchestration” for Foreverman, and the Helen Hayes Theatre Award for “Achievement in Technical Production”.
Stephen holds a BFA in Stage Management from Purchase College’s Conservatory of Theater Arts.