Rockport Music Festival
July 10, 2022

6pm@ Shalin Liu Performace Center
Rockport, MA
Rockport Music Festival

The Cleveland Orchestra with Richard Kaufman
July 31, 2022

7pm @ Blossom Music Center
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
The Cleveland Orchestra

Macon Pops
August 19, 2022

7:30pm @ Hawkins Arena
Macon, GA
Macon Pops

Macon Pops
September 17, 2022

10th Season Gala
Macon, GA
Macon Pops

Macon Pops
November 18, 2022

7:30pm @ The Grand Opera House
Macon, GA
Macon Pops

Macon Pops - Christmas Light Show Extravaganza
November 25, 2022

6pm @ The Intersection of 1st & Poplar Streets
Macon, GA
Macon Pops

Omaha Symphony Orchestra with Matt Catingub
January 20, 2023

8pm @ The Holland Center
Omaha, NE
Omaha Symphony Orchestra

Macon Pops
March 26, 2023

6pm @ Middle Georgia State University
Cherry Blossom Festival's "Tunes & Balloons"
Macon, GA
Macon Pops

Macon Pops Big Band
May 27, 2023

6pm @ The Museum of Arts & Sciences Amphitheatre
Macon, GA
Macon Pops

About Steve Moretti

Steve Moretti

Drummer/percussionist/producer Steve Moretti is a two-time Grammy® Award nominee, Juno Award nominee and winner of two Telly Awards. Steve has established himeslf as one of the most sought-after drummers on the international stage and recording studio. His performances have been described as “powerful” (World-Herald) and “full of subtle nuance and excitement” (Cleveland Classic). Steve has had an extensive recording career playing on over 40 nationally released recordings and made his movie debut playing live in the 2014 Clint Eastwood film, “Jersey Boys.” Because of his musical versatility, he has performed with artists from the likes of, Josh Groban, Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins, Rosemary Clooney, The Pointer Sisters, Kandi Burruss,  Michael Brecker, Joe Henderson, and many others.

Frequently engaged for symphonic drum set performances, Steve has graced the stage with some of the world's greatest orchestras including, The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra & Los Angeles Philharmonic. He has also made many appreances at various music festivals including, Banff, Rome (Italy), Seattle and Samoana (Samoa) Music Festivals.  Steve is co-founder, President & CEO for Macon Pops, an innovative pops orchestra he created in his hometown of Macon, GA with his long-time collaborator, conductor/performer/arranger Matt Catingub. 

Another facet of Steve’s career is his production company, Morettiman Music. His widerange of projects include producing the music for the nationally televised PBS special “A Grand Mercer Christmas” and for the recordings of pop singer Bailey Coates, Joshua Neal, Hip-Hop artist Floco Torres, soprano Leah Partridge, violinist Amy Schwartz Moretti, The Ehnes String Quartet and two CityMusic Cleveland recordings, one with cellist Matt Haimovitz, Daniel Rachev conducting, and the second, an all-Mozart live concert, Joel Smirnoff conducting.

Steve served three terms as a Board of Governors for the Atlanta Chapter of the (Grammy®) Recording Academy. He is endorsed by Pearl Drums, Paiste Cymbals, Aquarian Drum Heads, Audix Microphones, Future Sonics Ear Monitors and Vic Firth Sticks. He resides in Macon, GA with his wife and two sons. An avid soccer fan, Steve enjoys playing indoor soccer and coaching for Macon Soccer Club, where his two boys play. For more information, visit www.maconpops.com & www.stevemoretti.com.

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Photos credit: MaryAnn Bates

Steve Moretti's Credits

Josh Groban
Rosemary Clooney
Matt Catingub
Martin Short
Michael McDonald
Jo Dee Messina
Kenny Loggins
Taylor Dayne
Toni Tennille
Linda Eder
Michael Feinstein
Darlene Love
Freda Payne
Karrin Allyson
Lorna Luft
Debbie Boone
Monica Mancini
DeeDee Bridgewater
Rosie O' Donnell
Ann Hampton Callaway
Ellis Hall
Brett James
Hillary Lindsey
Gordie Sampson
Tony Reyes
Ed Roland

John Patitucci
Doc Severinsen
Michael Brecker
David Benoit
Dave Koz
Steve Vai
Mike Stern
Bob Mintzer
Joe Henderson
Dave Valentin
Arturo Sandoval
Eric Miyashiro
Lionel Hampton
John Clayton
Bill Watrous
Bobby Shew
Pete Christlieb
Conrad Herwig
Matt Catingub
Bill Conti
Pete Escovido
Louie Bellson
Ed Shaughnessey
George Bohanen
Contie and Pete Condoli
Marvin Stamm
Bill Mayes
Chuck Berghoffer
Herman Riley
Hal Crook
Justo Almario
Anthony Wilson
Danny Embry
Bud Shank
Regina Carter
Ira Sullivan
Joshua Breakstone
Dan Balmer
Bruce Foreman
Chris Parker
Rob Thomas
Kenny Drew Jr.
Byron Stripling
Wycliff Gordon
Bobby Floyd
Carmen Bradford
Chuck Leavell
Peter Stroud

Matt Catingub, From Samoa to Sinatra 2021
Jens Lindemann, Then is Now 2021
Jens Lindemann, Brassfire 2017
Bailey Coats 2016
Joshua Neal 2014
Doc Stewart, Code Blue 2014
10,000 Hours EP. Floco Torres, Gateway Macon 2011
Finding Home, Soprano, Leah Partridge, LMP Records 2012
A Little More Soul, Single Featuring: Chuck Leavell, Peter Stroud, Tony Reyes, Gateway 2011
Atlanta Symphony, Great Strauss Scenes , Donald Runnicles, Conductor, Telarc Records 2011
Atlanta Symphony, The Singing Rooms, Robert Spano, Conductor, Telarc Records 2011
Rosemary Clooney, The Last Concert (live), Concord Records, Grammy® Nominated 2003
Rosemary Clooney, Sentimental Journey, Concord Records, Grammy® Nominated 2002
Rosemary Clooney, Best Of The Concord Years, Concord Records
Big Kahuna & The Copa Cat Pack, Shake Those Hula Hips, with Matt Catingub, Concord Records
Big Kahuna & The Copa Cat Pack, Hawaiian Swing, with Matt Catingub, Concord Records
Rosie O’ Donnell & Rosemary Clooney, A Rosie Christmas, Columbia Records
Jazz Baby, Doug Beavers Rovira Jazz Orchestra, Origin Records
The Ken DeRouchie Band, Live at Jimmy Mak's, KDBand
Amelia, A Long Lovely List of Repairs, Slowdown Records
Hayley, The Orchard Records
Destination Lounge:San Francisco, Revive The Soul Records
Herb Silverstein, Beach Walker, Silvertunes Records
All Is Well, In Tune Ministries Records
Dan Parenti, The Next Level, D-Lucca Entertainment
Dan Parenti, Cruise Control, D-Lucca Entertainment
Lex Macar, Do Only That, Lex Macar Productions
Larry Camp, Campfire, Larry Camp Productions
Amy Armstrong & Freddy Allen, Feeling Good, Old Friend Productions
Bassoon Brothers, Escaped, Crystal Records
John Kelly, Forgiven, Hideaway
CSUH Jazz, Metro, CSUH Jazz
CSUH Jazz, Trios and Quartets, CSUH Jazz
KooyaCoup, Funkusamonkus, KC

Record and engineer live performances for the Fabian Chamber Music Series at Mercer University, 2016-present (Producer)
Ehnes String Quartet, Beethoven – String Quartet No. 13, Op. 130 / Große Fuge, Op. 133n (Engineer)
Ehnes String Quartet, Beethoven – String Quartet No. 12 Op. 127 / String Quartet No. 14 Op. 131 (Engineer)
Ehnes String Quartet, Beethoven – String Quartets Nos. 10 & 11 (Engineer)
Ace Composers: 21st Century Chamber Music by Alan, Christopher, and Eric Schmitz, 2016 (Producer)
Pop Artist, Bailey Coats, 2016 (Producer & Co-writer)
Seattle Chamber Music Festival - Lawrence Dillon, 2016 (Producer)
“A Grand Mercer Christmas” PBS Special. Music Producer for National Broadcast and CD
Pops Artist, Joshua Neal, 2014
10,000 Hours EP, Hi-Hop Artist, Floco Torres, Gateway Macon 2011 - Engineered by Rob Evans at Star Motel Studios - Macon, GA, (Producer/co-writer)
Finding Home, Soprano, Leah Partridge 2012 - Engineered by Leslie Ann Jones at Skywalker Sound - Nicasio, CA (Producer/arranger)
Kaleidoscope, Violinist, Amy Schwartz Moretti, SRM Classical/Sono Luminus, 2011 - Engineered by Leslie Ann Jones at Neva Langley Fickling Hall, Mercer University (Producer)
Tony Reyes, A Little More Soul, single. Chuck Leavell, Peter Stroud, Sonny Spoon, Steve Moretti, Amy Schwartz Moretti, Robert McDuffie, Robert McDuffie for Strings Orchestra. The Gateway Initative, 2011 - Engineered by Carlton Lynn and Paul Hornsby @ Muscadine Studios (Macon, GA), Maze Studios (Atlanta, GA), Fickling Hall/Mercer University (Macon, GA) (Producer/arranger)
City Music Cleveland, Mozart – LIVE, CMC 2010 – Engineered by Tom Knab at St. Stanislaus & St. Ignacious – Cleveland, OH (Producer)
Jazz Baby, Doug Beavers Rovira Jazz Orchestra, Origin Records – Engineered by Leslie Ann Jones at Skywalker Sound & Capitol Records (Co Producer)
Amy Armstrong & Freddy Allen, Feeling Good, Old Friend Productions – Engineered by Steve Weeder at Chicago Recording Company (Producer)
John Kelly, Forgiven, Hideaway – Engineered by John Kelly & Steve Moretti at Hideaway Recording Studios (Co Producer)
John Kelly, The Stage, Hideaway – Engineered by John Kelly & Steve Moretti at Hideaway Recording Studios (Co Producer)

“Jersey Boys” Directed by Clint Eastwood, 2014 - Performed live in the movie

NBC Today Show, NBC, Captain N’ Tennille
Rosie O’ Donnell Show, ABC, Rosemary Clooney
A&E Biography, Rosemary Clooney, A&E
Rosie O’ Donnell’s Christmas Special, ABC, Rosemary Clooney
The View, ABC, Rosemary Clooney
Swing It, PBS, Rosemary Clooney, Lionel Hampton & Dee Dee Bridgewater
An Evening with Scott Hamilton and Friends featuring Michael Feinstein and Darlene Love, NBC
Oregon Art Beat on OPB, PBS, Moretti Duo
PBS, “A Grand Mercer Christmas”

Alabama Symphony - Rusty Higgins, Christopher Confessore, Marvin   Hamlisch, Justin Brown, Conductors
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra – Robert Spano, Donald Runnicles, Richard Kaufman, Michael Krajewski, Chelsea Tipton, Conductors
Boca Pops Orchestra - Crafton Beck, Conductor
Buffalo Philharmonic - Matt Catingub, Conductor
Cincinnati Orchestra - Erich Kunzel, Matt Catingub, Conductors
Cleveland Orchestra - Michael Krajewski, Conductor
Colorado Springs Philharmonic - Michael Krajewski, Conductor
Columbus Symphony - Matt Catingub, Rusty Higgins, Conductors
Columbus Symphony Orchestra (GA) - George Del Gobbo, Conductor
Dayton Philharmonic - Matt Catingub, Conductor
Detroit Symphony Orchestra - Matt Catingub, Conductor
Edmonton Symphony Orchestra - Michael Krajewski, Conductor
Florida West Coast Symphony - Leif Bjaland, Oscar Bustillo, Andrew Lane, Conductors
Ft. Wayne Philharmonic - Rusty Higgins, Conductor
Glendale Pops Orchestra - Matt Catingub, Conductor
Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra - Matt Catingub, Conductor
Hamilton Philharmonic - Matt Catingub, Conductor
Hartford Symphony Orchestra - Matt Catingub, Conductor
Hawaii Pops - Matt Catingub, Conductor
Honolulu Symphony - Matt Catingub, Conductor
Houston Symphony - Michael Krajewski, Conductor
Hyogo Performing Arts Center Orchestra (Japan) - Matt Catingub, Conductor
Kalamazoo Symphony - Rusty Higgins, Conductor
Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra – Matt Catingub, Conductor
Las Vegas Philharmonic - Matt Catingub, Conductor
Los Angeles Philharmonic - John Williams, David Newman, Conductors
Edmonton Symphony Orchestra - Michael Krajewski, Conductor
Long Beach Pops - Matt Catingub, Conductor
Macon Pops - Matt Catingub, Conductor
Memphis Symphony - Matt Catingub, Conductor
Milwaukee Symphony - Jeff Tyzik, Conductor
Nashville Symphony - Matt Catingub, Conductor
New Hampshire Festival Orchestra - Matt Catingub, Conductor
New Jersey Symphony - Rusty Higgins, Conductor
New Mexico Symphony Orchestra – Matt Catingub, Conductor
Newport Symphony Orchestra - Norman Leyden, Conductor
Ocean City Pops Orchestra - Colin Freeman, Conductor
Oklahoma Symphony - Rusty Higgins, Conductor
Omaha Symphony - Matt Catingub, Conductor
Oregon Symphony - Matt Catingub, James DePreist, Yakov Kreizberg, Emil De Cou, Gregory Vajda, Michael Stern, Carlos Kalmar, Jeff Tyzik, Charles Floyd, Conductors
Pacific Symphony Orchestra - Matt Catingub, Conductor
Phoenix Symphony - Matt Catingub, Conductor
Southwest Florida Symphony - Matt Catingub, Erich Kunzel, Conductors
St. Louis Symphony - Matt Catingub, Conductor
The Florida Orchestra - Matt Catingub, Colin Freeman, Pavel Kogan, Jahja Ling, Michael Krajewski, Conductors
Tulsa Philharmonic - Rusty Higgins, Conductor
United States Air Force Symphony – Rusty Higgins, Conductor
Victoria Symphony - Matt Catingub, Conductor
Virginia Symphony - Rusty Higgins, Conductor


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