Steven Epstein

Steven Epstein

For a period of more than 30 years, Steven Epstein has worked for CBS Records Masterworks/Sony Classical as well as other labels including RCA Red Seal, Nonesuch, Columbia Records, Naxos and PS Classics and has produced an incredible array of artists and ensembles in the fields of classical, jazz, Broadway and film soundtracks.

These artists include: Yo-Yo Ma, Isaac Stern, Wynton Marsalis, (both classical and jazz), Midori, Joshua Bell, Lorin Maazel, Claudio Abbado, David Zinman, Erich Leinsdorf, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Kurt Masur, Pinchas Zukerman, ltzhak Perlman, Michael Tilson Thomas, Raymond Leppard, Cho-liang Lin, Murray Perahia, the Juilliard String Quartet, the Tokyo Quartet, Emanuel Ax, Elly Ameling, Plácido Domingo, Sylvia McNair, Renée Fleming, Andre Previn, Sarah Vaughan, Chick Corea, Kenny Garrett, Bobby McFerrin, John McGlaughlin, Audra McDonald, Mandy Patinkin, Vanessa Williams, James Taylor, Chris Thile, Mark O’Connor, Edgar Meyer, Alison Krauss, the Vienna, Berlin, New York, and London Philharmonic Orchestras, and also the Pittsburgh, Chicago, Cleveland, Concertgebouw, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and London Symphony Orchestras.

Twenty-one albums produced by Steven Epstein have won Grammy® Awards. Steve himself has been honored to date with a total of fifteen Grammys® including seven for Classical Producer of the Year as well as for Best Classical Crossover Album, Best Classical Album, Children’s Spoken Word Album, and the Soundtrack Album of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. He has also garnered over 30 Grammy® nominations.

Other honors for albums which he has produced include the Edison and Grand Prix du Disque Awards, as well as four Gold records.

Epstein is an adjunct professor at McGill University’s Sound Technology Program and teaches a course on classical record production.