Steve

With a Master's & Bachelor's Degree in Music Education, Steve has performed with some of the music greats such as George Strait, Ray Price, Vince Gill, Shelby Lynn & many others. His He currently performs locally hits from his album, "It's Alright With Me", can be heard on KNTU Radio, the one for jazz. His relationship before God is what saved him from accepting a job from Reba McIntire in March 1991 where all 8 band members of hers was killed in a place crash into a mountain. If he would have accepted her offer which was double his current pay, he would have been killed. He honored his employer's request to give two-weeks notice changing bands; and he honored it and is alive today with us. His other accolades include: appearances on Good Morning, Texas, WFAA, Featured fiddle player with Dave Alexander, Western swing artist 2017, BSNF’s Holiday Express for Military Families, BSNF Railway, Performing on fiddle with Dan Roberts, Western swing artisit 2017, Awards Banquet, Greater Keller Chamber of Commerce, Featured group, Steve Story & Friends, jazz combo 2015, Night of Jazz, Invited artist, violinist with Lee Rucker and Lynn Seaton 2010, RFD-TV, Johnny High, Country Music Revue, country and western band, Staff Musician: fiddle/guitar 2009 – 2010, Wichita Falls Philharmonic Orchestra, section violinist 2009, Route 66 Road Tour, a television pilot; Studio Musician: guitar 2008 – 2009, Featured violin soloist at the Denton Jazz Festival, Denton, TX 1987 – 2006, Toured nationally as fiddle player for Ray Price, country and jazz artist, performing at The Grand Ole Opry, Music City Tonight, Gruene Hall, Bass Hall, Floras Country Dance Hall, Berchmere Theater, Bottom Line in New York City, Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnics, etc. 2005, Guest violin soloist at Student Recital University of North Texas for Lynn Seaton 1998 – 2000, Toured nationally as fiddle player, guitarist, vocalist for Ricky Van Shelton, country artist, including television appearance at the Country Music Awards in Nashville 1989 – 2000, The Grand Ole Opry, twenty appearances 1989 – 2000, Music City Tonight, TNN Network, various appearances 1997, Toured nationally as fiddle player for Steve Wariner, country artist; opening 12 shows for George Strait performing in arenas along the east coast of the United States 1996, Toured nationally as fiddle player for Shelby Lynn, singer/songwriter – country/folk/rock/popular artist; opening 25 shows for Vince Gill 1995, Toured nationally with Doug Stone, country singer/songwriter with performances at The Roxy in Hollywood, CA; at the George Strait Country Music Festival in the Dallas Cowboys Texas Stadium, Irving, TX 1991 - 1994, Toured nationally as fiddle player, guitarist, and vocalist for Louise Mandrel, country/popular artist; opening two years for Glen Campbell, popular/country/jazz artist sharing the stage for over 500 shows; 1992, performing at Pop’s Concert with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Dallas, TX, including cruise ship shows 1990, Toured internationally as steel guitar player and fiddle player on the World Tour for Becky Hobbs, international country/honk-tonk singer/songwriter; touring across Europe, Canada, and the United States 1989, Featured guest artist: jazz violinist at the Vail Jazz Festival in Vail, Colorado 1988, Staff Musician: fiddle for Rodney Dillard, bluegrass artist; Silver Dollar City, Branson, MO 1987, Featured jazz violinist with Wichita Kansas High School Jazz Orchestra at the Northeastern Band and Orchestra Convention, Chicago, IL 1985, Performed classical and jazz pieces on violin with jazz combo for Master’s Degree Recital Performance; Wichita State University, Wichita, KS 1985, Guest violin soloist, Wichita Jazz Festival, Steve Story Band 1982, Featured violin soloist and Concert Master for the Concerto Concert with the University of Central Oklahoma Symphony Orchestra 1980 - 1981, Band member: fiddle player along with Bobby Clark, well-known mandolin player, performing with Southern Manor, a bluegrass band; performing at the Kerville Folk Festival, Kerville, TX; Awarded No.1 Bluegrass Band in the Nation, Bill Monroe Bluegrass Festival Contest in Louisville, KY.