Steven Herring is a founding member of Bridge Arts Ensemble. He was the company’s Director of School and Community Engagement from 2014-2018. In August of 2018, he was appointed Managing Director of Bridge Arts Ensemble. In this role, he works closely with superintendents, teachers and school administrators to support and augment their current programs and culture. He also works with the Artistic Director and Operations/Media Manager to develop interactive concerts and workshops for public school students in Upstate N.Y. (over 70,000 students annually).
Steven has developed interactive programs for The Juilliard School, Lincoln Center Moments, Lincoln Center Education, The Metropolitan Opera Guild and The Learning Arts. In addition to Bridge Arts Ensemble, Steven maintains a busy performing schedule as an operatic baritone. Among the roles he has performed are Don Pizarro in Beethoven’s Fidelio, Amonasro in Verdi’s Aida, Sacristan in Puccini’s Tosca, Germont in Verdi’s La Traviata, the title role in Verdi’s Rigoletto, Sharpless in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, Belcore in Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’amore. Cross-over performances include Agwe in Once on This Island, Wandering Son in Bubblin’ Brown Sugar, Obatala in God’s Trombones, as well as the baritone love interest in Alicia Hall-Moran’s the motown project. He had the distinct pleasure of performing in Jason and Alicia Hall-Moran’s WORK SONGS, for the 56th Biennale di Venezia in Venice, Italy.
Steven received a Bachelor of Music from The Juilliard School. He is also a graduate of The Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC.