image-2-pngSteven Kidera graduated from Elmhurst College with a double major in Jazz Studies and Music Composition. He studied saxophone with Chicago jazz saxophonist Mark Colby as well as classical saxophonist Roger Birkeland. Throughout his education, he has developed understanding and expertise of all the instruments in the woodwind family and piano.

Steven is dedicated to the success of his students.  His approach to teaching caters to the needs of the student on an individualised basis, promoting fundamentals as well as understanding, advancement and enjoyment.

Favorite quote about music: “Anyone can make the simple complicated. Creativity is making the complicated simple.” – Charles Mingus