Steven Goomas

Providing and Developing Musical Artistry

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES:
M.A., Mills College:
Teaching Credential, CSUH:
B.A., CSUH:
A.A., Ohlone College
:



Theory/Composition
Music - Full and Clear
Classical Piano and Composition
Fine Arts

AUTHOR:
Keyboard Wisdom, a theory and technique book with accompanying C.D.to help one improvise. Mel Bay publisher.

PUBLISHING COMPANY:
A Goom Tune

SPECIAL ABILITIES:
Studio mixing and mastering capabilities with skills in composing, arranging, directing, orchestrating, programming, sampling, percussion, recording and MIDI equipment. Accustomed to working within budgets as a producer and composer for production companies. Experienced as a  musical director for the school systems. Professional studio and live performing musician with expertise in synthesizer techniques, keyboards, and drum set skills.

AWARDS:
Stipend and fellowship grant to Mills College including extensive work in Mills College musical library for two years.
Bay Area Jammy Show nominiee.


MEMBERSHIPS:
B.M.I., P.R.S., M.C.P.S., A.F.M., Local 47.

SHOW WORK:

Donna Summer, Deniece Williams, Macy Gray, Carole King, Carol Lawrence, Four Tops, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons,Mary Wells, Coasters, Drifters, Platters, Donald O'Connor, Billy Barty, George Burns, Larry Norman, and Crystal Lewis, Maranatha Praise Band, Church On The Way keyboardists for Choirs and Christmas shows with an orchestra of top L.A. studio musicians.

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE:

Toured with "Steve Taylor and Some Band" as keyboardist -- six CD's, eleven videos.  Performed at The Forum, Universal Amphitheater, Hollywood Palace, Beverly Theater, Concord Pavilion, etc.  Touring Europe, Australia, Canada and the United States exclusively for four years.

ARTICLES:

Roland Worship Connection  "5 minutes with Steve Goomas"

Check out comments on Steves book and his teaching

City Arts Monthly "It was great versatility in their presentation including Goomas' exhilarating piano touches sometimes sounding like Lyle Mays."

The Independent & Gazette "Daybreak Ltd. a bright young Bay Area contemporary Jazz group has produced an impressive debut album.  Daybreak Ltd. strikes a happy medium between Modern Jazz Quartet and Weather Report."

EDUCATIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE:

2017- Present

      Professor at Los Angeles Valley College instructing Intro to  Recording Arts, Recording Arts Workshop and Applied Composition.

2016-2017

        Professor at The Kings University instructing 1202 Music Theory II

2006- 2017

      Professor at Los Angeles Harbor College instructing Intro to  Recording Arts, Recording Arts Workshop and Applied Composition.

2002-2004

      Program Coordinator for Rhythm Section Clinics at Hope International University So. Cal. Worship Institute.

1995-2002

     Musical Director guest teaching modern keyboard styles, rhythm section playing and arranging across U.S. with Maranatha and Roland.

1990-2006

      Private improvisation and composition lessons at home.

1990-1991

      Music teacher at North Hollywood High School.

1989-1990  

      Musical director at Luther Burbank Middle School.

1988-1989  

      Music teacher for five elementary schools in Burbank U.S.D.

1987-1988  

      Substitute in Los Angeles U.S.D.

1977-1986  

      Private piano teacher at Allegro Music Fremont.

1977-1979  

      Musical Director for Fremont U.S.D. during Summer sessions.

1976-1986  

      Music substitute in Fremont, Newark, and Union City.

CURRENTLY:

Producing Artists at GOOM TUNE studios and composing.  Doing projects for music libraries and Rescue Records.