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Mr. Steve Edwards

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Keyboard Instructor

School of Rock
760 Village Center Drive Suite 250
Burr Ridge , Illinois 60527
United States

Company Description: School of Rock is the premier after school rock music educational program for children and adolescents ages 7-18. We offer lessons on guitar, bass, drums, keyboards...   more
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Steve Edwards Guitar, ...
oakpark.schoolofrock.com, 19 Mar 2015 [cached]
Steve Edwards Guitar, Bass, Keyboard Instructor
Steve Edwards began playing piano at the age of five and began studying guitar at age eleven after hearing a classical guitar recital at his church on Easter Sunday. Since then, Edwards has concertized throughout the United States and Europe as a recitalist, chamber musician, and soloist-as well as half of the renowned Edwards-Simmons Guitar Duo. After receiving his bachelor's degree on a scholarship to DePaul University, where he studied with legendary guitarist Leon Borkowski, He pursued his Master's degree at DePaul under the instruction of Mark Maxwell. Steve has studied and worked with such world-famous guitarists as Pepé Romero, Christopher Parkening, Denis Azabagic, Douglas Niedt, and Robert Guthrie.
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An exceptionally talented classical guitarist, Steve Edwards received the distinguished honor of runner up in the Society of American Musicians Guitar Competition.
A versatile chamber musician, Mr. Edwards's preeminent performance career has included collaborations with many notable artists, including flamenco guitarist Carlos Montoya, legendary jazz pianist George Shearing, and violin virtuoso Gidon Kremer.
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Mr. Edwards' extensive theatre credits include The Goodman Theatre's production of Fecerico García-Lorca's "Yerma" and Light Opera Works' production of "Man of La Mancha. Recordings of Mr. Edwards have been featured on national broadcasts by Chicago's fine arts radio station, 98.7WFMT as well as on Radio France.
Having played in bands since the age of eleven, Mr. Edwards formed the Steve Edwards Orchestra in 1994.
The Steve Edwards Wedding Musicians and Singers | Bios
www.steveedwardsorchestra.com, 12 May 2014 [cached]
Steve Edwards – Leader, guitar
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Steve Edwards
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Brilliant guitarist and composer Steve Edwards is the dynamic powerhouse behind the exceptional Steve Edwards Orchestra. Born into a musical family from Nashville, Tennessee and a former child prodigy, Mr. Edwards' exquisite technique, breathtaking musicality, and charismatic stage presence have established his reputation as one of the foremost guitarists of his generation—continually captivating audiences with his electrifying energy and superb musicianship.
Mr. Edwards began playing piano at the age of five and began studying guitar at age eleven after hearing a classical guitar recital at his church on Easter Sunday. Since then, Edwards has concertized throughout the United States and Europe as a recitalist, chamber musician, and soloist—as well as half of the renowned Edwards-Simmons Guitar Duo. After receiving his bachelor's degree on a scholarship to DePaul University, where he studied with legendary guitarist Leon Borkowski, Mr. Edwards pursued his Master's degree at DePaul under the instruction of Mark Maxwell. Mr. Edwards has studied and worked with such world-famous guitarists as Pepé Romero, Christopher Parkening, Denis Azabagic, Douglas Niedt, and Robert Guthrie.
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An exceptionally talented classical guitarist, Mr. Edwards received the distinguished honor of runner up in the Society of American Musicians Guitar Competition.
A versatile chamber musician, Mr. Edwards's preeminent performance career has included collaborations with many notable artists, including flamenco guitarist Carlos Montoya, legendary jazz pianist George Shearing, and violin virtuoso Gidon Kremer.
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Mr. Edwards' extensive theatre credits include The Goodman Theatre's production of Fecerico García-Lorca's "Yerma" and Light Opera Works' production of "Man of La Mancha. Recordings of Mr. Edwards have been featured on national broadcasts by Chicago's fine arts radio station, 98.7WFMT as well as on Radio France.
Having played in bands since the age of eleven, Mr. Edwards formed the Steve Edwards Orchestra in 1994. He has devoted a lifetime of experience to performing and has appeared in concert with Dave Mason, Buddy Guy, and George Shearing.
Mr. Edwards is a prolific composer and arranger for film and live theatre. His compositions on Guitarra Azul's debut CD Mariposa have received great acclaim as well as enthusiastic reception from audiences nationwide.
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Steve Edwards' direction and the technical skill of the orchestra's professional audio engineers guarantees that the sound of The Steve Edwards Orchestra is beautiful and tasteful—never obtrusive—during dinner music and throughout the evening.
Staff at Gatehouse Academy - Gatehouse Academy, Wickenburg, Arizona
www.gatehouseacademy.com, 3 Jan 2009 [cached]
Steve Edwards Guitar Instructor
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www.tri-citymusic.net, 8 May 2010 [cached]
Teacher / Steve Edwards TRI-CITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC, LLC 928 541-7773 1151 W. Iron Springs Road, Suite B & C Prescott, Arizona 86305
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Teacher / Steve Edwards
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Focusing on this, amplifying this and expressing this are the main aspects of lessons with Steve. Each student chooses what they want to play, from their own favorite songs and artists. Steve has taught a wide variety of styles for 20 years, and continues to offer everything from rock to Bach, jazz to punk, and country to flamenco. He teaches guitar and bass, and can assist students with their songwriting, soloing, and their ability to figure out favorite songs on their own.
Steve recently released a flamenco and classical guitar cd that gets radio airplay on National Public Radio. He has performed for 30 years, and had extended engagements at The
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Steve learned flamenco and fingerstyle guitar while being enrolled in the Architecture Schools at
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Steve currently offers private and group lessons at TRI-CITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC, and has taught guitar classes through the Community Education program at Yavapai College. Groups are tailored for specific age groups and ability levels, and can include classes for couples, and classes for seniors. Steve also teaches at Gatehouse Academy in Wickenburg, where he offers a music appreciation class, and workshops in guitar playing for use as therapy.
Steve Edwards Guitar, ...
oakpark.schoolofrock.com, 19 Mar 2015 [cached]
Steve Edwards Guitar, Bass, Keyboard Instructor Steve Edwards began playing piano at the age of five and began studying guitar at age eleven after hearing a classical guitar recital at his church on Easter Sunday. Since then, Edwards has concertized throughout the United States and Europe as a recitalist, chamber musician, and soloist-as well as half of the renowned Edwards-... Read More
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