I have a unique knack for understanding the drama in the music. I can shape the performance â€“ whether complex harmony or simple melody or fast patter — and can bring out the best in any performers in all productions.
- Specializes in original works and cabaret but equally comfortable with standard musicals, contemporary musicals and revivals.
- Good ear for creating “on the spot” harmonies.
- Ability to bring cast members together quickly to perform complex material at their best.
"Steven Silverstein has been my musical director for the JCC Youth Theater for the past two years. He is absolutely terrific! He is great with the kids working with them to get them to do the best of their abilities. He brings a real professionalism to the whole process so that the students take their musical theater experience very seriously. He is warm, funny, and a really caring teacher."—Sasha Nanus, Director JCC Family Theatre (manhattanperformingarts.com)
"..The three man band does better than expected and the songs are still delicious …quot; â€” Stewart Klein, Channel 5 (How to Succeed…, St. Barts Playhouse, NYC)
"Steven, thank you so much for playing in our June Salon. It was great having you! Your talent as a pianist and accompanist contributed so much to create a beautiful atmosphere for the evening. It was a pleasure working with you and I look forward to partnering again in the future." â€” Jessica Lipps (Producer of the Salon)