Dr. Steven Mann has performed extensively as soloist, chamber musician, and with orchestras throughout the United States and Europe. As a highly sought after collaborative pianist he is equally versatile in both vocal and instrumental repertoire. He has participated in numerous music festivals including Music Academy of the West, The International Keyboard Institute and Festival, The TCU-Van Cliburn Institute and the Adamant Music School where heperformed live on Vermont Public Radio. Steven has worked with such distinguished artists as Yoheved Kaplinsky, Jerome Lowenthal, André Laplante, Christopher Elton, Roger Vignoles, Carol Vaness, Dawn Upshaw, Aprile Millo and Virginia Zeani.
Having shown musical promise at an early age, Steven began studying the piano with Dr. Mark Sullivan and enrolled at the Orange County School of the Arts. Further studies include a Bachelor of Music degree and a Performer Diploma from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where he was a student of Distinguished Professor of Music Menahem Pressler. He received a Master of Music Degree and a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from Manhattan School of Music, where he studied with André-Michel Schub.
Dr. Mann is a laureate of the Frinna Awerbuch International Piano Competition, Music Teachers Association of California Young Artists Guild, the Kenda Webb Memorial Scholarship, and the Theodore Presser Scholarship. In addition to operating a successful private teaching studio in New York City, Dr. Mann has served on the faculty at Indiana University in the Precollege and College divisions and at Manhattan School of Music in the Keyboard Skills department.