Welcome to the website for Stephen Savage, pianist and teacher.
Over many years Stephen has become known for his distinctive and authoritative interpretations, a selection of which can be found in the Archive section comprising recordings taken from radio, studio and concert performances. These are drawn from mainstream repertoire as well as from his pioneering work in new music, including the stunning piano works of Roger Smalley with whom he has been particularly associated.
In addition to a comprehensive Biography you can find links to Stephen's 2008 PhD thesis Behind the Text, Beyond the Sound: investigations into processes of creative musical interpretation (Griffith University) which gives insight into the mainsprings of his thinking about performance and includes fascinating accounts of his activity as a musician working in his community. There is also a selection of Images.