Steve is a well travelled composer, lyricist, singer, businessperson and performer.
Hailing from the beachside town of Newcastle, Australia, Steve got his first experience in musical theatre, playing the lead role in school musical “Postcards” in 1997. He went on to work as a Stage Manager and Lighting Technician in amateur local productions of ‘Annie’, ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ and ‘Wind in the Willows’. At the same time he built a successful career as a performer in Australia, fronting various rock bands and touring nationally. His solo live performances also took him as far as Detroit, Dallas and Berlin.
His love for studio production began in 2004 when he worked under the direction of world recognised pop producer Andy Bradfield at Olympic Studios, London. By 2006 he had earned full time work as a Pro-Tools Engineer/ Editor back in Australia.
Following an international showcase tour in 2007, Steve relocated to Sydney and with friend Tim Harris, started “1979 Records”, which developed Australian artists for television synchronization in the US, Australia and China. The label produced songs for NBC Universal, Top 100 China, Random House and Diesel Productions. Steve’s original pop music has been featured on advertising campaigns for Bunnings, Selley’s and Doric companies in Australia, and nationally syndicated Australian Television (Fuel TV).
From 2008-2012 Steve wrote songs for Bill Rich’s musical ‘The House of Finnegan’. He produced the show’s recording in Pasadena, California with the help of Bonnie Janofsky and Nolan Shaheed, and worked as as Artistic Director/ Co-Producer for the inaugural production, in October 2012 at the El Portal Theatre in Los Angeles.
Steve is now based in London and tours nationally as a member of tribute group ‘The Take That Experience’, In his spare time he works on his own songs and recordings.