The Concord Band, Assistant Conductor
Steven Barbas is a music specialist at Waltham High School, where he
conducts the Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble and Pep Band.
He also teaches Music Theory and Technology, Sound Recording, and directs the
Middle School Honor Band.
He received the Master of Music degree from Northwestern University in
Evanston, IL, where he studied with Mallory Thompson.
He previously earned the Bachelor of Music degree summa cum laude in
Music Education and Clarinet Performance from the University of Massachusetts
Prior to working in Waltham, Mr. Barbas was director of bands in Bedford,
Under his direction, the Bedford High School Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band
consistently received Superior and Excellent ratings at festivals.
He has conducted and played in countless pit orchestras and has appeared
onstage in several community theatre productions.
He has served as cantor in several parishes in the Boston area and has
written and arranged a number of compositions for liturgical use.
Mr. Barbas has been a member of the Concord Band since 2004, and is very
excited to be working with the band as Assistant Conductor.