BIO

EDUCATION:

Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA
Bachelor of Music, Professional Music, May 1997

Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT
Master of Science in Music Education,  2007

The Voice Studio, Boston, MA

Private Vocal Instruction in The Deva Method 1994, 1997, 2007-2008

ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

Release and Distribution of the album Feelings of Euphoria by The Steve Coyne Conspiracy on ShredGuy Records.

Original band FREERIDER selected as Closed Beta testing group for Harmonix downloadable content site Rock Band Network

Development and implementation of MIDI lab curriculum in songwriting and composition (student compositions available on CD).

Development of beginning, intermediate and advanced guitar curricula.


Proficiency on the Guitar, the Piano, and All Band Instruments.




PERFORMANCES:
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-Recorded with BJ Zampa (House of Lords, Yngwie Malmsteen), Chris McCarvill ( Dokken, House of Lords, Jeff Scott Soto), Tom Swift (Eric Clapton, Miles Davis, 4 Time Grammy Winner, Swiftkick Productions).

-Clinician for Rocktron/GHS.

-Performed at the Elm City Music Festival at Cafe 9 in New Haven, CT with The Steve Coyne Conspiracy.

-Reunited with FREERIDER  band members promoting our album, No Ride Denied at Ernie Ball Moto Music Madness at Speedways in New England.

-Performed with the famed gospel artist, Jonathan Du Bose Jr.

-Performed/recorded with internationally acclaimed bassist, Chris McCarvill ( Dokken, House of Lords, Jeff Scott Soto) in 2007-2008.

-Performed with recording jazz artist Ragan Whiteside, playing guitar accompaniment for her concerts in NY-NJ tours.

-Formed a band in the mid 90's called Mere Mortals and have produced one album, "Freerider: No Ride Denied", and played in clubs and arenas in Massachusetts,  New Hampshire, Maine, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.


 

Guitarist /Composer


Copyright 2008 by Stephen Coyne 

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