Steven Kirby is a Conducting Fellow of the Young People’s Chorus of New York City, where he is the principal conductor of YPC’S AMANI division, assists with Young Men’s division and is a private voice instructor in the Matisse Fellows program. Additionally, Steven is a teacher of music in the voice department at Frank Sinatra High School of Performing Arts where he conducts The Songbook Singers choir, is the Opera Workshop director, and teaches solo vocal techniques. Steven is also an assistant conductor of the New York City All City High School Chorus and maintains his own private voice studio. Steven hails from Springfield, MA yet resides in Harlem, NYC. In addition to his teaching and choral conducting career, Steven is a regularly performing Baritone that has been seen and heard in numerous operas, oratorios and musicals around the United States and Europe; Così fan Tutte, Ragtime, Madama Butterfly, Gianni Schicci, Porgy & Bess, Carmen, Il Trovatore, Show Boat, My Fair Lady, Kiss Me Kate, Le Nozze di Figaro, Pirates of Penzance, La Traviata, Pagliacci and Handel’s Messiah to name a few. Educationally, Steven earned both his B.M. in Music Education and M.M. in Voice Performance & Pedagogy degrees from Westminster Choir College.