Stephen C. Josephs

 

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Stephen C. Josephs

Stephen C. Josephs conducts, plays , accompanies, composes for, arranges for, manages and promotes the following

New York String Society- String Orchestra with Soloists (Flute, Piano, Vocals, Dance)

Statue of Liberty Band specializing in Salsa/Latin and patriotic

New York String Society / Statue of Liberty Band - combined to form  full orchestra

Eart'Acte - Contemporary, Pop, Jazz, Irish or Classical Ensemble from two to five performers

Lexington Woodwind Quintet - traditional woodwind quintet music

 

 
 

Stephen Charles Josephs - Conductor/Flutist/Composer

Stephen C. Josephs Music Resume

Education
Post Graduate Studies Aaron Copland School of Music Queens College (2000- 01);
New York University MM (1988); Warrant Officer Technical Certification- Army Navy School of Music (1992); Mannes College of Music BM (1984); SUNY-Cortland BA
Resume as Musical Director/Conductor
1992 Queensboro Public Libraries (Orchestra); Columbus Quincentennial, St. Patrick's Cathedral NYC (televised); Ellis Island re-opening (televised); NY Historical Society, (Orchestra and Chorus)
1993 Premiered Composition of Willard Roosevelt (Pres.Roosevelt's nephew) NY
Times; Queens Theatre in the Park (Orchestra); Queens Botanical Gardens (Orchestra); City Hall (NYC) Band and Chorus (televised)
1994 Queens Museum (Orchestra); NYC Marathon (televised); NY Hall of Science (Orchestra); Lexington Ave. Festival N Y C (Band)
1995 Parade of Ships N Y C (televised); United Nations 50th Anniversary N Y C (televised); Rites of Spring Festival- Queens Farm Museum (Orchestra)
1996 Vivaldi's, Gloria for Orchestra and Chorus; Intrepid Museum Concert for General Colin Powell, N Y C (Band)
1997 Haydn's D Major Piano Concerto, St Gregory Church, N Y C (Orchestra); Concert for President George Bush, Intrepid Museum (Band)
1998 Music Maestro Festival for String Orchestra (awarded); Video tape with Russian film star Irena Allegrova (Orchestra); String Orchestra with members of the N.Y. Chamber Symphony and Children's' Chorus in the World Premier of Bright Sheng's "Mountain Echo and Happy Sunny Day"
1999 Panama Canal Transfer Concert with the National Conservatory of Panama (Band); Performing Arts Consultant Directors Club and Music Maestro Festival (Strings)
2000 Turn of the Century (20th Century Music) Queens Museum / West Side Community Gardens (Orchestra); 50th Anniversary Commemorative Korean Chosin Few (Band and Chorus); Music Maestro (Strings)
2001 Meet The Composer String Orchestra with soloists at the Mazer Theatre NYC (three world premiers) (New York String Society) "Dance into Spring" Queens Museum of Art (Queens Strings); "Summer Dance of the Flowers" (New York String Society Orchestra) Queens Botanical Gardens; "September Steps"(NYSSO) West Side Community Garden
2002 Meet the Composer(String Orchestra)with vocal,wind and piano soloists (Sirovich Center Concert Hall reopening) NY String Society Queens Museum
2004 Kansas State University (Band); Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island reopening post 9/11 (televised)
2005 Playbill-Times Square " 100 Years of Broadway" Revue- "overwhelming applause for their rendition"
2008 departure ceremony for Pope Benedict XVI at Kennedy Airport, Vatican National Anthem, (televised)
2009 original composition for New York String Society, C. Eule Dance, 319th Army Band, 319th Statue of Liberty Army Band, Statue of Liberty Band, The Military Band of NYC
2010 original composition for New York String Society, C. Eule Dance, 319th Army Band, 319th Statue of Liberty Army Band, Statue of Liberty Band, The Military Band of NYC
2011 original songs for New York String Society - Chinese New Year Concert (nunerous newspaper articles
2012 -2016 original composition for New York String Society, Statue of Liberty Band
2016 New York Transverse Authority
Resume as Flute Performer
Flute performances Japan, Korea, China, Philippines, Belgium, Germany, Panama, Brazil and the Netherlands; Recordings of Solo Flute performances available at the Library of Congress, Library Museum of Performing Arts, The New Schomburg Center, New York Flute Club and the Metropolitan Museum of Art; Recording of nine original compositions for Flute and Guitar on CD; CD of solo flute with slides "Carnival of the Animals"; Performed Mozart Flute Concertos Nos.1&2, Vivaldi Concerto P.79 and Bach Orchestral Suite #2 with the Quantz Chamber Orchestra; Brandenburg Concerto #5, Vivaldi Piccolo Concerto and Mozart Flute Concerto #2 with Forest Hills Symphony. Live Performances on WQXR, WNYC; Recordings Aired on WKC, WNYU and WNYE; Flute Performance on German and Korean National Television; Live Solo Performances at Syracuse University, Cortland College, Ithaca College, Utica College, Dutchess College, Marist College, Sienna College, Skidmore College, Alfred University, Mannes College, Aaron Copland School of Music, New York University, Merken Concert Hall, Barnard Club, University of Alaska. Feng Chia University, Hung Kuang University, Taipei Bach Recital Hall Flushing Town Hall, Orchestral flutist and piccoloist with Flushing Chamber Orchestra, Five Town Symphony, Belleville Philharmonic, Doctor's Orchestral Society Orchestra, Manila Symphony, Webster Symphony, Trinity Orchestra, Forest Hills Symphony, Cortland Symphony, Great Neck Philharmonic, Centre Symphony, PanAmerican Symphony. Flutist and founder of The Lexington Woodwind Quintet, Quantz Chamber Orchestra, The Partnership Theatre Flute and "Eart'Acte" Performers/ Composer Ensemble; Flute Studies with Jan Smith, Andrew Lolya, John Oberbrunner, John Barcellona, Alan Braun, Gerado Levy, Bernard Birnbaum, Harold Jones, Karl Kraber, Herbert Barwarsher, Julius Baker; additional wind studies with David Glazer and Charles Neidich
Resume as Composer
Quartet for Jamaica (1969); Incidental Music for "Abattior"(1970) NY State Theatre Award for Musical Composition; Puck © 1970; Barnito © 1971; Roving © 1973; With Only Dreams © 1974; Century Waltz © 1975; Earth © 1976; America 200 (1976) Concerto for Forced Air (1976); Sextet for strings and winds (1976); Polar © 1977; PanBo Mambo © 1980; Band Strike © 1986; Army Jones © 1994; Do It © 1996;Tambourine (flute and strings) © 1998 Factory & ChaChaChrom 2001; Arrangements and Originals written expressly for the 319th Army Band, The Statue of Liberty Band, The Statue of Liberty Army Band, 319th Statue of Liberty Army Band, The Military Band of New York City; Performances-Saint Patricks Cathedral NYC, City Hall, Fordam University, Emelin Theatre, Brooklyn Public Library, Fraunces Tavern, Sagamore Hill, Governors Island, Fox Hollow, Peculiar Pub, St Ann's Church, Mariner's Museum, Three Star Lounge Brussels, Belgium American School, Ray Barracks Germany (2007), Ben Franklin Village Germany (2008), Bastianos Theatre, Volker Orth Museum (2001-2004) Numerous grants from Meet the Composer and Queens Council on the Arts, Music Performed by- "Virago" Amy Schindler, Marie Tashjian, Windsor School, Barney McClure, Daniel Cathey, Hector Martinez Jr., Cecilia Tucker, Jenny Chen, Hanna Wang, Glen Flax, MaeAnn Aliasut, Sam Herrid

Founder
"The Parternership" (recital for music, theatre and dance); "Carnival of the Animals" (music and projected art); "The Patriotic Piper" with period costumes, "Eart'Acte" (performer/ composer ensemble); "The New York String Society Orchestra", "The Quantz Chamber Orchestra" (soloist conducted); "The Lexington Woodwind Quintet", "Vivaldi Winds"
Movie and Television Credits
The New York Experience Trans-Luxs Pictures (ran for twelve years, seven days a week) McGraw Hill Building Avenue of the Americas NYC. Bill Evans Today Show, New York Stock Exchange Cable Network, WPIX TV, QPTV, MNN