Steven Snow

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.

Roles Performed

OPERA

 

 

Herod (Cover)

Salome

OperaCleveland

1st Jew

Salome

OperaCleveland

Bacchus

Ariadne Auf Naxos

AVA Opera Theatre

Cavaradossi

Tosca

OperaDelaware
Opera Florham

Rodolfo

La Bohéme

Lyric Opera of San Antonio
Opera Florham
Sanford Maine Stage Company
AVA Opera Theatre

Edgardo

Lucia di Lammermoor

Lyric Opera of San Antonio
Gold Coast Opera
Philadelphia Orchestra Society 

Luigi

Il Tabarro

Des Moines Metro Opera (English)
AVA Opera Theatre (Cover, Italiano)

Mime

Siegfried  (Acts II and III)

Baroque Society of New Jersey

Don Jose

Carmen

Natchez Opera Festival
Berks Grand Opera
Ridge Light Opera

Canio I Pagliacci The Opera Project
Night and Day Enterprises
Turiddu Cavalleria Rusticana The Opera Project
Amici Opera 

Don Carlo

Don Carlo

Amici Opera

Macduff

Macbeth

Amici Opera

Max

Der Freischütz

Little Opera Company of New Jersey (English)

2nd Nazarene

Salome

Opera Company of Philadelphia

Gherardo

Gianni Schicchi

Des Moines Metro Opera (English)

Clock, Black Cat

L’Enfant et les Sortileges

Ridge Light Opera (English)

Jeník 

The Bartered Bride

Mozart & Friends Opera Festival (English)

Faust

Faust

Mozart & Friends Opera Festival (English)

Tamino

Die Zauberflöte

AVA Opera Theatre (English)

Mayor Upfold

Albert Herring

AVA Opera Theatre

Steven Southernwood  The Golden Arrow (Dennis Hyams)
World Premier
The Opera Project
Plainfield Arts Council 
  A Jubilee (Richard McIntyre) 
World Premier
The Opera Project

 MUSIC THEATRE 

 

 

Soltan Bey Arşın Mal Alan / The Cloth Peddler
North American Premiere
Azerbaijnai Consulate / Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (English / Azeri)

Pluto

Orpheus in the Underworld

Light Opera of New Jersey(English)

Captain Corcoran

HMS Pinafore

Ridge Light Opera

Eisenstein

Die Fledermaus

Crystal Opera (English)
AVA Opera Theatre (Deutsch)

Alfred

Die Fledermaus

Maine Grand Opera (English)
Mozart & Friends Opera Festival (English)

Alfredo, Eisenstein

Tales From The Manhattan Woods

Opera New York  (Off-Broadway)

Peron

Evita

Gordon Crowe Associates, Ltd.
Bus & Truck Tour

Giuseppe

Phantom (Bell/Sivak)

Touring Productions Ltd.

Philippe

The New Moon

Light Opera Of Manhattan
Off-Broadway

Camille du Jolidon

The Merry Widow

Light Opera Of Manhattan
(English)  Off-Broadway

Bob Cratchit

Ebeneezer!

Music Theatre Of Connecticut

Sir Sagramore

Camelot

Cooperstown Theatre Festival

Mr. Erlanson

A Little Night Music

Candlewood Playhouse

Padre

Man Of La Mancha

Candlewood Playhouse

Jud Oklahoma  CAST Productions 
Buffalo Bill Annie Get Your Gun CAST Productions
Lazar Wolf Fiddler on the Roof CAST Productions
     

Concert / Orchestral

 

 

 

Mass in C (Mozart)

MidAmerica Productions

Carnegie Hall, NYC

Requiem (Mozart)

MidAmerica Productions

Carnegie Hall, NYC

Vesperae solennes de confessore (Mozart, K.339)

MidAmerica Productions

Carnegie Hall, NYC

Mass in C (Beethoven)

MidAmerica Productions

Carnegie Hall, NYC

Tosca Act I (Cavaradossi), Faust Act III Trio

Mozart & Friends Opera Festival

Merchantville, NJ

Creation Mass (Haydn)

Philomusica Chorale
Willow Grove PA

Willow Grove, PA

Laud to the Nativity (Respighi)

Voices Chorale

The Master Chorale

Southern Delaware Choral Society

Princeton, NJ

Branchville, NJ

Rehoboth Beach, DE

9th Symphony (Beethoven)

Hunterdon Symphony

Flemington, NJ

"Ah, Se Fosse Intorno al Trono"
    La Clemeza di Tito 

Hunterdon Symphony

Flemington, NJ

Anniversary Concert: A Viennese Ball

Hunterdon Symphony 

Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, Perryville, NJ

Requiem (Lloyd-Webber)

Summit Choral Society

Akron, OH

Various

Akron Lyric Opera Theatre

Akron, OH

Aria (Dan Martin)

Shut Up & Dance

Forrest Theatre, Philadelphia, PA

Pioneer Songs (Eric Houghton)

First Unitarian Church

Wilmington, DE

B minor Mass (J.S. Bach)

Chorale Delaware 

Wilmington, DE

Messiah

Chorale Delaware

Wilmington, DE

Various

Ocean City Pops Orchestra

Music Pier, Ocean City, NJ

Other

George Ferguson

The Best Medicine
Trish's Secret
George's Justice
It's Boys, Is It?

Living Audio Repertory Company

Randly

The Man Who Couldn't Make Music

Living Audio Repertory Company

Victor Café Segment

South Philly Italian Style

WHYY-TV12(PBS), Philadelphia PA

Contestant

Trump Card
TV Game Show

Trump Castle, Atlantic City NJ

Jingle & Voiceover

In-House Promo Video

Dreamscape Productions, Downingtown PA

Voiceover

Various Industrial

Ray Gantek Productions, Stamford CT

Founding Member

First Impressions

Improvisational Theatre Troupe, Norwalk CT

 

 

 

 



Training / Special Skills

Voice:

Garry Grice, Barbara Honn, Eric Ashcraft, Thomas LoMonaco

Acting:

Rhoda Levine, Joseph Totaro, Ron Ross, Granvill Burgess, Linda Perhach

Dance:

Kathie Christian(Jazz), Carol Prevet(Modern)

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

Languages:

Functional in Italian, German, French

Stage Combat:

Fencing, Broadsword, Hand-To-Hand

Dialects:

Italian, Southern US, Southwestern US