The American tenor, Steven Bradshaw, studied at Audubon High School in New Jersey. He is a graduate of University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Steven Bradshaw has appeared as a soloist with many of the premier ensembles on the East Coast, including The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Youth Orchestra, Tempesta di Mare, Piffaro, Bang on a Can, and Network for New Music. He is a founding member of The Crossing, an award-winning vocal ensemble fully dedicated to the performance of new compositions. In addition to performing with his quartet, The Laughing Bird, and composing music for his experimental group, Washington Project, he performs regularly with the grammy award-winning Roomful of Teeth, Seraphic Fire, Trinity Wall Street Choir, Spire, The Thirteen, Choral Arts Philadelphia, Philadelphia Bach Collegium, Fuma Sacra, Opera Philadelphia, Buxtehude Consort, Philadelphia Singers, and the Choir of St. Mark’s Church in Center City, Philadelphia. Recent engagements included performances with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and The Chicago Bach Project.
In addition to his full-time singing career, Steven Bradshaw is also a dedicated visual artist. Recently, he collaborated with musician Donald Nally for the Pew Center for the Arts and Heritage on an installation called “Informal Crossing,” part of their series entitled “Shelf Life.” He contributed a large-scale visual component to The Crossing’s premierE performance of The Fifth Century by Gavin Bryars with PRISM saxophone quartet. He made his gallery debut at Kung Fu Necktie in 2011 and has since been featured at Arch Enemy Arts (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), Gristle Tattoo and Gallery (Brooklyn, New York), and, most recently, Grindcore House (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), in the two-artist exhibition, “R U I N E D.” He currently lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.