Mr Steven Machamer

Steven Machamer was a scholarship student of Saul Goodman at The Juilliard School, and holds Bachelor of Music, and Master of Music degrees. Following twenty-one years of professional work in New York City Mr. Machamer now resides in Sydney. Steven is the author of works for snare drum, and vibraphone. His publishers include Honey Rock, C. Allen, and Permus Publications. His 1990 CD titled <i>Vibrant Baroque, </i>chamber music for vibraphone, violin, and piano, received a rave review from Percussive Notes, the leading scholarly percussion trade journal. His publication in June 2001 of Bach’s Suite for Lute in E minor BWV 996 transcribed for the vibraphone won equal praise.

Mr. Machamer's career has included dozens of Broadway musicals, some of them [...]

Steven Machamer was a scholarship student of Saul Goodman at The Juilliard School, and holds Bachelor of Music, and Master of Music degrees. Following twenty-one years of professional work in New York City Mr. Machamer now resides in Sydney. Steven is the author of works for snare drum, and vibraphone. His publishers include Honey Rock, C. Allen, and Permus Publications. His 1990 CD titled <i>Vibrant Baroque, </i>chamber music for vibraphone, violin, and piano, received a rave review from Percussive Notes, the leading scholarly percussion trade journal. His publication in June 2001 of Bach’s Suite for Lute in E minor BWV 996 transcribed for the vibraphone won equal praise.

Mr. Machamer's career has included dozens of Broadway musicals, some of them USA and International tours. During his twenty-six years in New York, Steven regularly performed at Carnegie Hall with the American Symphony Orchestra, American Chamber Orchestra and Solisti New York, and at Lincoln Center with the Little Orchestra Society, The New York City Ballet, Metropolitan Opera and NYC Opera. Mr. Machamer toured with the NYC Opera National Company for seven seasons as Principal Percussionist and/or Principal Timpanist. He has recordings on CRI, EMI Angel, Newport Classics, Sine Qua Non, Ashlar Records, Music Masters, Millennial Arts, and Musical Heritage Society labels. Arriving in Sydney in June of 2001, Steven has worked in film and television (most notably with The Wiggles) and performed with the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra, the Sydney Symphony, Sydney Philharmonic Choirs.

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Areas of Study

Percussion

Location

C41 - Sydney Conservatorium of Music