Tenor Steven Snow most recently sang excerpts from Carmen with the Newtown Chamber Orchestra. Last fall he performed the role of Soltan Bey in the first fully - staged North American performance of the Azerbaijani operatta Arshin mal alan (The Cloth Peddler) at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, and Pluto in Orpheus in the Underworld with Light Opera of New Jersey this past fall. Other performances last year included Two American Songs by composer Douglas Ovens at Muhlenberg College this past February as well as performing Cavaradossi in Tosca with the Opera Project in March and again with the Shannondell Performing Arts Center in April. In previous seasons, Steven sang Stephen Southernwood in The Golden Arrow by Dennis Hyams and premiered the opera Jubilee by Richard McIntyre with the Opera Project. Other roles performed during the Opera Project season included Turiddu in Cavalleria Rusticana and Canio in I Pagliacci.
Previous seasons include his first performance as Mime in Wagner's Siegfried with the Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey, First Jew (while covering the role of Herod) in the Opera Cleveland Production of Salome, Max in Der Freischütz with the Little Opera Company of New Jersey, Captain Corcoran in Ridge Light Opera’s production of HMS Pinafore, Alfred in Die Fledermaus with the Maine Grand Opera and tenor solos in Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with the Hunterdon Symphony. He also sang the Shepherd solos in Respighi's Laud to the Nativity with the Voices Chorale of New Jersey. Steven performed the roles of Eisenstein and Alfredo Fettucine in Opera New York’s off-Broadway production of Tales from the Manhattan Woods, Cavaradossi in OperaDelaware's production of Tosca as well as Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor and Rodolfo in La Bohéme with the Lyric Opera of San Antonio. In earlier seasons, he performed the roles of Luigi in Il Tabarro with the Des Moines Metro Opera , Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor with the Gold Coast Opera and Don Jose in Carmen with the Natchez Opera Festival as well as Macduff in Verdi’s Macbeth with Amici Opera, where he had previously sung the roles of Turiddu in Cavalleria Rusticana, the title role in Don Carlo and Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor. Steven also appeared at Carnegie Hall singing Mozart's Requiem and Vesperae solennes de confessore (K.339).
Steven toured the U.S. & Canada as Juan Peròn in Evita and as Giuseppe in David Bell's Phantom. He has performed numerous roles at Candlewood Playhouse, Light Opera of Manhattan, and the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players. Steven participated as an International Artist with the Israel Vocal Arts Institute in Tel Aviv. His other appearances include the recurring role of George Ferguson in the Beyond the Cedar Hedges, Living Audio Repertory Company's series of dramas set in northern Québec and the WHYY-TV12 special South Philly Italian Style. He has also been seen singing the National Anthem for the Somerset Patriots, Philadelphia Flyers and Trenton Thunder.
Steven graduated from the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia, where he appeared with the AVA Opera Theatre in such roles as Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, Mayor Upfold in Albert Herring, Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus, and Bacchus in Ariadne auf Naxos. He is a career development award recipient from the Recording Industries Music Performance Trust Fund and President of the New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing. He is is also co-founder of the Hunterdon Vocal Workshop, an intensive summer training program for singers age 13-19.