steve groves

lead & backing vocals, trumpet

Steve is a graduate of Duquesne University. During the course of his undergraduate and graduate work, he had the opportunity to study trumpet with Sean Jones and Chuck Lirette, as well as jazz arranging with Mike Tomaro.


After graduating, Steve went to work for Duquesne and is currently the Manager of Musical Events for the Mary Pappert School of Music. In addition, he has developed a keen eye for photography. To see some of Steve's photos, you can visit his blog site at


Steve plays trumpet and sings both lead and backing vocals for Uptown. He also coordinates and arranges many of the songs they play.


If you'd like to know more about Steve, you can find him on Facebook here.


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