Steven Emmanuel Chambers is a passionate musician who focuses his craft on teaching others how to relate to the world around them through music. He is currently the Choral Director at Claymont City Schools where he heada all choirs in Middle and High School. Mr. Chambers is also proud member of a local chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, with which he first joined in 2015. Mr. Chambers previously taught at Morgan East Elementary (McConellsville, Ohio), heading school's choral, general music programs as well as the district beginning band.
Mr. Chambers is a 2019 graduate of Marietta College, where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education. Steven has worked with a wide variety of students, in settings from elementary music, to special needs music groups, as well as high school and middle school choral and instrumental ensembles. Upon graduation, Mr. Chambers received the Schmidt Achievement Award, and was recognized for outstanding work during his senior year with the Outstanding Capstone Award. Mr. Chambers also maintains a private horn studio for which he teaches students ranging from beginners to high-school seniors. He enjoys working with a variety of students and using music to inspire humanity through his compassionate teaching approach.
During his time at Marietta, Steven was apart of numerous ensembles across the spectrum of musical genres and mediums. He was Principal Horn for both the Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble for the duration of his four-year tenure at the institution. He is also an accomplished vocalist, having two featured solos with both the Concert Choir and Oratorio Chorus, as well as singing tenor and holding the title of tenor section leader for over three semesters. Steven’s vocal experience ranges from classical, to barbershop, to the more modern style of A Capella singing and is a founding member of the Marietta College “Flood Stage.”
Aside from teaching and performing Mr. Chambers is also a freelance composer and arranger. His writings include arrangements of folk and pop songs for small ensembles, and original compositions for choir and symphonic band. Mr. Chambers has been commissioned for various instrumental and choral works alike. His pieces have been performed across the United States, from Ohio to as far South as Texas and as far West as Idaho.