Frozen Earth Duo
Connor Stevens is a percussionist currently based in Rochester, New York, where he is on faculty at the Hochstein School. He has performed with numerous orchestras and chamber ensembles, including the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra, and Eastman Broadband.
As a founding member of Frozen Earth Duo, alongside percussionist Brant Blackard, Stevens has performed and presented at several colleges and universities, including the Florida State University, the University of South Carolina, Virginia Commonwealth University, and the University of Central Arkansas. The duo has also performed and presented at the 2018 Leigh Howard Stevens Summer Marimba Seminar, Interlochen Arts Academy, 2019 Ontario Day of Percussion, 2017 McCormick Marimba Festival, and the 2016 Atlanta Percussion Symposium.
Connor is currently a doctoral candidate at the Eastman School of Music, and holds degrees from Eastman and the Florida State University. He is an artist/endorser for Malletech instruments and mallets.