Bass, The Last Five Years
Bassist, Laren Steppler is a multifaceted performer and musician. His formal training was focused in voice. operatic performance and jazz bass. Laren has worked as a singer with VOLARE Tenors, Opera NUOVA, COSA Canada, and various local productions that include playing the role of Nemorino in L’elisir D’amore (University of Alberta Opera Workshop), Frederic in Pirates of Penzance (COSA Canada), Tamino in Die Zauberflote (University of Alberta Opera Workshop) and Memory II in Gabriel (EuroTrumpet). Laren has played bass in a number of various ensembles and bands including a tribute to Cream and Jimi Hendrix, the Red Deer College Big Band, and the Laren Steppler Trio. Laren has worked as the choir director of Sunnybrook United Church, and currently works with the Holy Trinity Anglican music team. He is excited to further his musical theatre experience, but this time playing in the pit!