Steven started playing music in his early years. His mother first taught him piano lessons at the age of 5. He then began to play the French horn at the age of 11 and went on to receive a Bachelor's of Music from Brigham Young University and a Master's of Music from the University of Southern California on the French horn. Steven has performed with the Long Beach Symphony, San Antonio Symphony and played with the Houston Ballet Orchestra for two years. He has also taught many French horn students along the way. He first began composing and arranging music as a teenager and continues to perform, arrange and compose music. He has published instrumental and vocal church music with Jackman Music. Steven grew up in Houston, TX and now resides with his wife and family in Southern California. He is currently finishing his Doctorate degree in composition at Claremont Graduate University and teaches Music Theory and Musicianship at Fullerton College.