VIOLA, VIOLIN, SUZUKI VIOLIN
Stephen Gorgone, violist, is a professional musician and music teacher based on Long Island. He has played in the Emerson String Quartet Institute, the Philip Setzer String Quartet Intensive, the Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra, the Cayuga Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes, and the Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra. He was a winner of the SUNY Orange Concerto Competition and a Finalist in the Ithaca College Concerto Competition. Throughout his career, he has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Kodak Hall, Corning Museum of Glass, and other stages.
Currently a Doctor of Musical Arts candidate at Stony Brook University studying under Lawrence Dutton and Nicholas Cords, he has Masters and Bachelors degrees in Viola Performance, as well as a Bachelors in Mathematics, from Ithaca College. He was also a participant in the Karen Tuttle Coordination Conference in New York City and A Teacher Assistant, Orchestra Librarian, and Counselor at the New York Summer Music Festival.