Steven Mettler is a local saxophonist you may have seen performing at the Bakersfield Jazz Festival or at a CSUB sponsored Coffeehouse or Jazz Jam. He is a graduate from Arvin High School and CSU Bakersfield and holds a Teaching Credential and Preliminary Administrative Credential from Point Loma Nazarene University in Bakersfield. Aside from performing with Carnival and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines as lead alto and tenor sax, he has performed with jazz legends like Bill Watrous, Louie Bellson, Jon Faddis, Bob Sheppard, and Diane Schuur to name a few. He taught music locally at West High School for 9 years where he was awarded Jazz Educator of the Year by the local Kern County Music Educators Association (KCMEA).
Steven says, “I am thrilled to join the incredible team at California Keyboards and look forward to challenging my students to rise above the rest.”