Biography

Stephen Neely, Dalcroze License, Carnegie Mellon Artist Lecturer in Dalcroze Eurhythmics, and past President of the Dalcroze Society of America, is a conductor, teacher, singer, and clinician. He is the Associate Director of the Marta Sanchez Dalcroze Training Center at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA and teaches Dalcroze Eurhythmics, Dalcroze Pedagogy, and Vocal Methods for the Carnegie Mellon School of Music and Dalcroze Eurhythmics, Private Voice, and directs the Opera Workshop at Pittsburgh's High School for the Creative and Performing Arts.  He was a featured speaker at TEDxCMU 2012 and is currently pursuing a PhD in Experience Design at the Carnegie Mellon School of Design. Mr. Neely was featured as the Hangman in Leonardo Balada’s early operas Hangman, Hangman and the world premiere of The Town of Greed for the Naxos label and served as Chorusmaster for Opera Theater of Pittsburgh from 1999 - 2010. He is the Music Director of the Jr. Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and he enjoys traveling to present workshops and clinics to schools, universities, and music organizations around the globe from PA to CA, the Mexico to Indonesia.