Conductor of Intermediate Choirs and Instructor of Choral Studies, Interlochen Arts Camp
Director of Choral Activities, Pioneer High School, Ann Arbor, MI
M.M., Music Education, Michigan State University; B.A., Music, Carleton College
Steven Lorenz is currently the director of choral activities at Pioneer High School, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the 2011 National GRAMMY Signature School, where he directs four curricular choirs, oversees seven extra-curricular choirs, and teaches advanced placement music theory. In addition, Mr. Lorenz conducts Measure for Measure, an 85-voice men's choir based in Ann Arbor.
Mr. Lorenz holds degrees from Michigan State University (M.M.) and Carleton College (B.A.), studying conducting with Jonathan Reed and Lawrence Burnett. Choirs prepared by Mr. Lorenz have appeared at the American Choral Directors Association central division convention, American Choral Directors Association Michigan state convention, Intercollegiate Men's Choruses seminar, Michigan Music Conference, and Michigan Youth Arts Festival. In 2012-13, Mr. Lorenz will conduct the MSVMA Region C Honors Choir and State TTBB Honors Choir.
Currently, he serves on the boards of the Intercollegiate Men's Choruses and the American Choral Directors Association-Michigan as Repertoire and Standards Chair for Male Choirs.