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About me

Steve was born in Cardiff and went to Llandaff Cathedral School as a chorister in 1985, where he went on to be head chorister in 1990.
Steve then gained a DFE Scholarship and Specialist’s place at Wells Cathedral School.
Between 1994-1997, Steve enjoyed being a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.

In 1996, Steve gained a Scholarship to Study at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama with Dame Thea King and Julian Farrell. Steve graduated in 2000, and was awarded the Guildhall – Wind, Brass & Percussion Orchestral Prize. In the same year Steve won 2nd Prize in the CASS Young Clarinettist of the Year.

In September 2000, Steve was appointed second & Eb Clarinet in the Cyprus Chamber Orchestra. Returning to the UK in 2001, Steve played with many orchestras in and around London as a freelance musician, and in 2004, he was appointed principal clarinet in the English Symphony Orchestra, leaving in 2012.
Steve’s commercial work includes: Mcfly, Lemar, Leona Lewis, Paul Potts, Lucie Silvas, Alison Moyet & Estelle.
TV  Work includes: ITV Britain's got talent, ITV Record of the year, (Channel 4) Alternative Christmas Message, The Monkey-Eating Eagle of the Orinoco (BBC2).....
Musical Theatre.
 Steve recently finished as Musical Director of Les Miserables (Dec 2023), at the Sondheim Theatre, London, having previously been Musical Director of the show between from 2019-2021,  and was Associate Musical Director at the Gielgud Theatre, for Les Misérables - The Staged Concert.

Before returning to the Sondheim Theatre, Steve was the Musical Director of Mary Poppins at the Prince Edward Theatre, 2021-2023.
 Steve was also Associate Musical Supervisor of Mary Poppins in Japan (2018). 
As Musical Director, Steve has worked on:
The original production of Les Misérables at the Queen’s Theatre London (2018-2019)
Mary Poppins UK tour (2016-2017)
Mary Poppins (Zurich & Dubai)
Les Misérables “Hear the people sing” for Jo Cox.
As Assistant Conductor, Steve has conducted on shows including: Miss Saigon (Prince Edward Theatre 2015-2016); Les Misérables (Queen’s Theatre 2012-2017); The Wizard of Oz 3rd MD (London Palladium); Les Misérables (UK & International Tour 3rd MD).

 Steve has played on many west end and touring shows, including Miss Saigon, Les Miserables, Funny Girl, White Christmas, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Wizard of Oz, Privates on Parade & Mary Poppins. Steve also depped on Evita, War Horse, West Side Story, Porgy & Bess and Sister Act.

Steve's recordings include:
Les Misérables (25th Anniversary cast album)
The Wizard of Oz cast album
Miss Saigon cast album
Miss Saigon 25th Anniversary DVD
The Heat is Back On DVD.
The Imposter (2012)
Dance of the Steelbars

Steve is also a regular guest Conductor and Musical Director at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, and Mountview Theatre Academy. Steve is also looking forward to working at Emil Dale Academy later this year.

Steve is the Musical Director of The Bourne Orchestra. This dazzling orchestra has previously worked alongside Lemar, Leona Lewis, Sarah Brightman and Estelle, as well as specialising in live film music. 
Steve was the founding Musical Director of the innovative team-building programme, “Orchestrate”. This powerful experience has toured all over Europe, including Vienna, Barcelona, Berlin, Chantilly, Frankfurt and Seville, as well as the Royal Opera House, London's Excel Centre and The Barbican, In 2016, Steve took the event to New York in 2017.

Steve is represented by Global Artists.
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