Steve Zocchi is a pianist, guitarist, composer and music teacher from the Chelmsford area with over 25 years of teaching experience. He received his BA in Piano Performance from UMass Lowell. He studied organ with Dr. John Ogasapian and served as his Assistant Organist at St. Anne's Church in Lowell from 1997-1999. Steve then served as Music Minister at St. John's Episcopal Church in Lowell from 2000-2014. He became the Music Director at First Parish Unitarian Universalist, Chelmsford, in September of 2014. He has performed in numerous eclectic piano concerts at local venues, juxtaposing classical, jazz and original compositions. He studied jazz piano theory with Steve Hunt. Mr. Zocchi owned The Music Studio in Tewksbury, MA for ten years. He served as president of the Greater Lowell Music Teachers Association from 2006 to 2012 and was voted 'Music Teacher of the Year 2010' by Massachusetts Music Teachers Association. He was also co-director of The Piano Heritage Series at The Parish Center for the Arts in Westford for several years. Steve's latest release 'Piano Works and Play' as well as his previous CD 'Compositions and Improvisation' include both music composed in the classical tradition as well as improvised music in several genres. Steve lives with his wife, pianist/cellist Meghan Zocchi, and their three sons in Groton, MA.