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Steven Neugarten

Piano (Keyboard Connection)


Higher Education:
1979 - 87 Bristol University, BSc Hons in physics, followed by a period of research in theoretical solid-state physics
1987 - 89  Advanced Solo Studies, Guildhall School of Music & Drama (Concert Recital Diploma)
Professors:   James Gibb, Gyorgy Kurtag, Edith Vogel


Choirs and Choral Societies

  • Addison Singers
  • Bach Choir (rehearsals and outreach work)
  • Barts Choir &  Barts Chamber Choir
  • Basingstoke Choral Society
  • Blackheath Choir (1999-2009)
  • Brighton Festival Chorus
  • Chancery Singers at the City Lit
  • Choir of the Rinaldo Consort
  • City of London Choir
  • Eclectic Voices
  • Eltham choral Society
  • Guildford choral Society
  • Hanover Choir
  • Lloyds Choir
  • London Welsh Rugby Club Choir
  • Maidenhead choral Society
  • Metropolitan Police Male Voice Choir
  • NatWest Choir
  • Parkgate House School Choir
  • Putney choral society
  • Putney High School Choir
  • Reigate & Redhill choral Society
  • South Oxhey Community Choir
  • St. Cecilia Chorus
  • Voices in Partnership
  • Waverley Singers

Official accompanist:
  • BBC Proms Youth Choir Academy Auditions
  • Big Double Reed Days
  • City of London School for Girls
  • Countess of Munster Musical Trust auditions
  • Dartington International Summer School
  • Guildhall School of Music & Drama (since 1990)
  • Haileybury School
  • Imperial College
  • Junior Guildhall
  • OperaUpClose casting auditions & rehearsals
  • National Youth Wind Orchestra auditions
  • RAM Weekend Vocal Workout
  • Royal Academy of Music
  • Royal College of Music (senior school)
  • TrinityLaban (since 2006)
  • YMSO auditions

Opera Companies:
  • East End Opera
  • English Pocket Opera Co.
  • English Touring Opera
  • ENO Baylis
  • Garden Opera
  • Grosvenor Light Opera
  • Inside Out Opera
  • Opera a la Carte
  • Opera Box (principal keyboard player)
  • Opéra de Baugé
  • OperaUpClose
  • Winslow Hall Opera

Orchestral Experience (piano, celesta, chamber organ, harpsichord, electronic keyboard):
  • Bath Philharmonia
  • Bristol Ensemble
  • Dartington Festival Orchestra
  • Dartington New Music Ensemble
  • English Schools Orchestra
  • Guildhall New Music Ensemble
  • Guildhall Symphony Orchestra
  • de Haviland Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Henley Symphony Orchestra
  • London Children's Ballet Orchestra
  • Milton Keynes City Orchestra
  • National Youth Wind Orchestra of Great Britain
  • Orchestra of the Arts
  • Oxford Philomusica/Philharmonic
  • St. Paul’s Sinfonia

Films

  • Extra in ‘Stan and Ollie’ (due for release 2018)

Recordings
  • Piano music by Justin Connolly, Michael Tippett, Nicholas Sackman & Robert Saxton
  • Isabella and the Pot of Basil, an opera by Laurence Roman

Teaching:
  • Bacon's College
  • Centre for Young Musicians
  • Guildhall School of Music and Drama
  • Hill House School
  • Parkgate House School
  • Trinity Laban
  • Ulster University
  • private teaching

Awards and Prizes:
  • Joint Winner of the British Music Society Piano Awards (1988)
  • Concert Recital Diploma & Adelaide Alexander Memorial Prize, GSMD (1989)
  • Finalist with Distinction International Busoni Competition (1990)
  • Joint winner of the International Bela Bartok Competition (Rome 1990)
  • Sonic Arts Network Prize & 2nd prize Contemporary Piano Competition (Cambridge 1991)
  • Special Prize “Claude Helffer” at Sitges Contemporary Competition (Spain 1993)

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Instruments
Piano (Keyboard Connection), Celeste, Chamber Organ, Harpsichord, Piano