Stephen Sulich has performed as a piano soloist and in collaboration with singers and instrumentalists in concerts from coast to coast. He has conducted opera for more than 20 companies in the United States including Lyric Opera of Chicago, Houston Grand Opera and The New York City Opera.
He boasts a broad repertoire of over fifty operas including: Madama Butterfly, The Bartered Bride, Così fan tutte, The Merry Widow, La Cenerentola, The Rape of Lucretia, Carmen,
Vec Makropulos and Capriccio.
He was on the faculty of the Crested Butte Music Festival in Colorado for four seasons, serving as Music Director of the Children's Opera Chorus where, in 2013, he conducted a double bill of Brundibar and Der Kaiser von Atlantis; also, on the faculty of The Amalfi Coast Music and Arts Festival 2008 - 2011 in Vietri sul Mare, Italy, where he conducted Suor Angelica in 2011; and also a guest faculty member at The Eastman School of Music in 2008 and 2009, conducting performances of The Secret Garden there in 2009; and previously at Hunter College in 2008- 2009 in New York City. In the fall of 2012, he joined the music department faculty full-time at Concordia College (MN) in Moorhead, Minnesota, where he resides.
Stephen was a visiting faculty member at the Eastman School of Music in September 2012 and February-March 2013. From 2003-2007 he was Musical Director and Principal Conductor for the Pine Mountain Music Festival Young Artist’s Program in Houghton, MI. where he returned in July 2013 as a guest artist. In the fall of 2010, he was guest faculty conductor at the Moores School of Music - The University of Houston (TX) for their production of La Vie Parisienne.
Stephen is sought after as a vocal coach, soloist, and accompanist on concert programs and recital series across the USA.