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Steve Grabe has received praise for his beautiful tenor voice as well as his versatility Opera, Oratorio and Musical Theatre. Steve made his Disney Concert Hall debut singing the tenor solos in Beethoven's 9th Symphony with the CalPhil.   And he also was heard with the San Diego Symphony along with American Idol Finalists in “Ballroom with a Twist”.   And played the Beadle in Golden State Pops Orchestra's stage version of Sweeney Todd which The Daily Breeze said, "Stephen Grabe as the Beadle and sidekick to the judge offered up another gorgeous operatic tenor".


On the musical front, one of Steve’s highest compliments occurred when Broadway legend John Raitt said to him, “Tenore, I loved your performance! Your voice is amazing!” while the two were performing Sondheim’s Follies.


Steve's opera roles performed include Canio, Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci, Radames, Verdi’s Aïda, Calaf Puccini’s Turandot, Don Jose Bizet’s Carmen, Luigi Puccini’s Il Tabarro and Bacchus Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos. Steve has performed with Opera Santa Barbara, West Bay Opera, Redlands Bowl, Nevada State Opera, and Long Beach Opera.


Steve is a graduate of Chapman University, and studied with famed operatic baritone Richard Fredricks.  He also enjoys ballroom dancing with his wife, and currently resides in the Southern Utah area.  Contact at

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