Toronto-born drummer, multi-instrumentalist, and vocalist Steve Mancuso has been active as an educator, and performing artist on the Canadian music scene since 1990.
He is presently a member of Drumhand, which is a collective of Canadian artists who share a passion for the music and song of Africa, India, and the Americas.
In 2008, Steve earned his MA at York University in Ethnomusicology. He is presently completing a PhD at York University under the guidance of South Indian master drummer Dr. Trichy Sankaran.
He has also studied privately with Francis Kofi Akotuah, Jim Blackley, Frank Falco, José Luis Quintana, and Marcos Suzano, among others.
Steve is currently on faculty at internationally recognized Humber College School of Performing Arts, where he instructs drum set, world percussion, and various ensembles. He also teaches private lessons in drum set and percussion in the acclaimed Community Music School at Humber College.
In addition, Steve is a clinician endorsed by Bosphorus Cymbals, Vic Firth Sticks and Mallets, and Remo Drum Heads.