Cello, Violin, Piano
Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, Steve Kramer started playing the violin at the age of three with his grandfather, Vladimir Yeshayavitch Novak, piano at age 4 and added cello at 5 years old. He made his debut performance at only 12 years old, playing as a soloist while touring with orchestras in Scandinavia. He further developed his musicianship under the supervision of five other giants of classical music: violinist Yehudi Menuhin & pianist and composer Peter Norris, from the Yehudi Menuhin School in London; cellist Karine Georgian at the Hochschule fur Musik-Detmold in Germany; and private lessons with cellist Boris Pergamentshikov in Berlin, Germany, and cellist Alexander Sinelnikov in Jerusalem, Israel.
Steve Kramer is now an award winning performer and music educator. He began teaching in 2018 all over the world, including Brazil, Europe and America, both privately and hosting masterclasses. In 2010, Steve became an American resident, continuing to develop the next generation musicians. Here, he has taught emerging young artists from across the world and devoted much time teaching underprivileged youth. Steve Kramer’s artistic and educational collaborations have included multiple positions including private instructor and Director of Music at multiple schools and Theatres in the Philadelphia area.
As a performer, Steve Kramer has worked with such prominent European orchestras and chamber ensembles as the Yehudi Menuhin Orchestra, the Detmold Chamber Orchestra, the Royal Danish Symphony Orchestra, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Amsterdam Symphony Orchestra and numerous other ensembles and orchestras across Europe and the United States. Steve Kramer has also worked for the composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, composing for adventurer and film-director Ivars Silis and has recorded and toured with Sarah Brightman and Elaine Paige.
Steve Kramer is also the founder of The Steve Kramer Entertainment Group, which presents the highest-class performances, educational outreach, and master classes. The Steve Kramer Entertainment Group’s performances have reached prestigious clients and the world-renowned concert halls, amongst them, Radio City Music Hall, Kimmel Center, MGM Grand, Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia Art Museum, Franklin Institute, Novo Nordisk A/S, Datwyler, and Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board.
Steve Kramer now resides in lovely Sarasota Florida as of July 2021, teaching private lessons, ensembles and master classes at Elizabeth Farrell Music as well as continuing to be an active performer of the highest caliber.