Conductor, CAP Creative Strings
Steffen Zeichner is the CAP Creative Strings III conductor within the CAP Conservatory for the Arts. Steffen is currently pursuing his doctor of musical arts degree in violin performance at the University of Miami’s (UM) Frost School of Music, where he is a Mancini Fellow and Teaching Assistant. Steffen also holds a master of music degree from UM and a bachelor’s degree in violin performance from Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music.
In addition to performing classical music, Steffen is also an avid improviser and enjoys playing a variety of different musical styles, particularly jazz and klezmer. He currently performs as a soloist and with several ensembles within South Florida, including the Naples Philharmonic and Miami City Ballet Orchestra. Throughout his career, he has had the opportunity to work with a variety of artists such as Joshua Bell, Chick Corea, the Miami Saxophone Quartet, George Benson, Terence Blanchard, and Michael Feinstein among others. He was recently featured as the concertmaster and violin soloist for George Benson’s jazz album, “Inspiration.”
Steffen greatly enjoys sharing his love of music to audiences and students of all ages.