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Steven A. Kenyon

Adjunct Instructor of Music


Degrees

MM, 1985, Univ Miami; BM, 1983, Univ Miami


Bio

STEVE KENYON has performed with such varied groups as the New York Philharmonic and Philip Glass, Maria Schneider and Chuck Mangione, and Blood, Sweat and Tears and Beyonce. His original music is played by The New York Saxophone Quartet, The NewYorkestra big band, and The Pit Stop Players; all groups of which he is a member. In addition, he has written music for 3-2 Publications, The Triton Brass Quintet, The International Double Reed Society, and Michael Brecker's appearance with the NJ City University Jazz Ensemble.

He has performed with some 40 Broadway shows, numerous City Center Encores!, and many Broadway cast recordings. Other recordings include his Quartet's CD Fidel's Nightmare, and albums with Barbara Cook, Maria Schneider, Audra McDonald, Tony Trishka, Judy Collins, Mike Holober, Maury Yeston, Ricky Ian Gordon, and Michael John LaChiusa. On TV, Steve has played for The Tony Awards, the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade, Smash, Ed, Today Show, David Letterman, Wonder Pets, Sound of Music, and many jingles. Films include Hollywoodland, Boynton Beach Club, and What Just Happened, for which he also wrote some of the orchestrations. A National Merit Scholar, he has bachelor's and master's degrees from The University of Miami. He currently plays Reed 1 at Matilda on Broadway.


Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
MUS 008P (CP) SAXOPHONE Undergraduate
MUS 020 (CP) ENSEMBLE Undergraduate
MUS 108C ADV PRIVATE INSTRUCT Undergraduate