Steve Maddock

Over the past two decades, Steve Maddock has come to be known as one of Western Canada’s most versatile vocal talents. In addition to his extensive body of work as a jazz and pop performer, he’s been a soloist with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Pacific Baroque Orchestra, CBC Radio Orchestra, and the Dal Richards Jazz Orchestra, as well as being a featured artist on CBC Radio and CTV (Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics). As a chorister, his credits include The Vancouver Chamber Choir, musica intima, Chor Leoni Men’s Choir, and the Phoenix Chamber Choir.

Steve studied jazz voice at Capilano University, and has been an instructor at Capilano since 1996, teaching private voice, vocal jazz masterclass, studio performance, vocal improvisation, ear training, and small ensemble. He is currently a graduate student at York University in Toronto, working towards a master’s degree in musicology. As an adjudicator and clinician, Steve has worked at Musicfest Canada, Envision Jazz Festival, Rocky Mountain Jazz Festival, Powell River’s Jazz Summit, Fraser Valley Kiwanis Jazz Festival, Mission Jazz Festival, South Delta Jazz Workshop, BC Interior Jazz Festival, Whistler Music Festival, Sun Peaks Music Festival, and BC Swing Camp.

Recent stage credits include High Society (Arts Club Theatre Company) The Fantasticks (Vancouver Playhouse), Jesus Christ Superstar (Stage West Calgary), and Disney’s Beauty And The Beast (Arts Club). On television, he can be seen on recent episodes of Smallville, Psych, Reaper and Stargate Atlantis. Steve lives in Burnaby with his wife, singer/pianist Siri Olesen, and his two children, Aubrey and Kai.


Position: Adjudicator
Festival: Jazz Festival