Steve is a graduate of Millersville University where he earned a B.S. in Music Education. He received a Master Degree in the Humanities from the Pennsylvania State University writing his thesis in the area of Aesthetics. Steve was a music educator for 18 years. He began his marching arts experience in 1974 at Lebanon High School where he served as The Drum Major. His Drum Corp experience began in 1979 as a member of the Crossman Junior Drum Corp, serving as the corps’ Drum Major in 1981. He was also the Drum Major of the Westshoreman Senior Drum Corp in 1983. Over the past 35 years, Steve has served as a designer, Instructor and consultant for a variety of marching bands, drum corps and indoor guard and percussion ensembles including, Westshoreman, Reading Buccaneers, Bushwackers, Northern Lebanon, Lebanon, Cedar Cliff, Redland, Cumberland Valley, Mechanicsburg, Crestwood, Tyrone, Bellefonte, Bald Eagle Area, Manheim Central and Biglerville High Schools. Steve’s judging affiliations have included the Cavalcade of Bands, New York State Field Band Conference, Keystone Indoor Association, Mid Atlantic Indoor Network and Drum Corp Associates. Steve currently serves as the Color Guard Caption Lead for the Keystone Indoor Drill Association.