Steve Freides holds MM and DMa degrees in Choral Conducting from the Mannes College of Music in NYC and SUNY at Stony Brook, NY, respectively. Steve won the award for excellence in Theory and Ear-Training upon his graduation from Mannes and later served full-time faculty in its College, Preparatory, and Extension Divisions.
A life-long guitarist and former classical guitar major in college, Steve has been teaching privately since 1971. Steve plays piano as accompanist for Musical Theater at the Elisabeth Morrow School in Englewood, NJ, is a substitute church organist, has played double bass and electric bass in several shows. Steve is Director of the High Holy Day Professional Choir at Temple Sinai in Dresher, PA. Some of Steve's students have placed into the Bergen County and North Jersey Region 1 Orchestra, Band, and Jazz Band, the Bergen Youth Orchestra, and other prestigious local ensembles.
- Ridgewood, NJ
|Address||146 Hope Street|
|Phone Number||(201) 612-0041|