Steve recently served as musical director and conductor for the world premiere of Hello! My Baby for Goodspeed Musicals (Norma Terris Theatre). With musical arrangements by Georgia Stitt and a book by Cheri Steinkellner (TV's Cheers), the production was directed by Ray Roderick.

Steve served as the children's musical director for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade float starring the Camp Broadway Kids performing with Disney's Savannah Outen. Additionally, he musically directed the kids in their Carnegie Hall performance with the New York Pops in the Bob Hope Tribute Concert as well as for Camp Broadway's summer theatre camps across the country.

Steve continues to perform and musically direct the National Tour engagements for the Off-Broadway hit I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change after having served as the final musical director for the New York production. As a vocal director for Royal Caribbean International, Steve has directed the lead singers on 8 of the fleet's ships touring across Europe and the Caribbean. He also recently served as the assistant musical director for Cape Playhouse's production of Crazy For You.

Steve is a resident composer for Brooklyn Children's Theater and just completed creating his 10th production for them. These original musicals, written with lyricist Amy White Graves, will soon be available for license by other children's theater companies.

Steve continues to perform solo concerts throughout the country, showcasing his artistry and virtuosity at the piano. Through his classical music background and varied experiences in the musical theatre, gospel and country music businesses, Steve has the ability to entertain a vast array of audiences. By playing favorites from the classical repertoire and flamboyant arrangements of popular tunes, Steve's solo concerts encompass musical favorites for all audiences. Visit the repertoire page to view a sample of Steve's current solo offerings.

To contact Steve directly, please e-mail steve@stevesaari.com. For more information e-mail into@stevesaari.com.


 “Steve is a brilliant improviser and pianist.”
– Dr. Robert Abramson, Juilliard School of Music
 

“Steve Saari’s performance transports listeners to a happier place physically and emotionally.” 
- John Hiller, Producer, Broadway Concerts Direct