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Steve Barta

Take a journey inside the world of a creative master. This interactive event gives you a chance to participate in the creative process.

Reminiscent of the 19th century custom when concerts were given in the salons of elite private homes. This is an intimate affair filled with music, conversation and creativity.

Join renowned jazz composer, pianist and author Steve Barta for this private salon concert around the piano at Schmitt Music Denver.

During the evening Steve shares his powerful insights on the creative process in conversation with his audience. Feel the power of your own creativity, as you actually co-create a piece of original music with Steve – no musical experience necessary. Click here to download a PDF of the concert series!

Saturday, December 15 at 7pm

Steve recently received a Grammy nomination in the category of Best Children’s Album for “Jumpin’ Jazz Kids.” Congratulations, Steve!

Biography: Pianist Steve Barta has stayed true to his creative path for over thirty years as a Composer, Recording Artist, Producer, Author, educator and speaker. He has performed his original works as a solo artist with jazz ensembles and symphony orchestras. His contribution to the world of music includes fourteen recordings that reflect his many influences, particularly Brazilian, Jazz and Classical. Steve has released fourteen recordings to date. He has worked and/or recorded with the likes of Al Jarreau, Hubert Laws, Herbie Mann, Dori Caymmi, B.B. King, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Paulinho da Costa, Mike Shaprio and many more. His recordings are available worldwide via SteveBarta-, iTunes,, and CD Baby. Steve has written several works for symphony orchestra that has been performed worldwide. Steve is a music educator with over thirty years of experience teaching intermediate to advanced students, educators and professional musicians. Special areas of instruction for private students, clinics and Master Classes and Music Interpretation, Improvisation, Arranging and Composition.