Steven Russell is the Director of Sacred Music at the Parish of St. Thomas More in Manalapan, New Jersey. He is also the founder and director of Ravine Crossing Chamber Chorale in Matawan, New Jersey. He has a Master of Music in Choral Conducting from the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University and a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Westminster Choir College. He has been the Artistic Director of the New Jersey Gay Men's Chorus, the Rutgers University Queens Chorale, and the Shrewsbury Chorale. He has been the Chair of the Repertoire and Standards Committee for Community Choruses for the Eastern Division of the American Choral Directors Association and for the New Jersey American Choral Directors Association. He is a certified yoga teacher, and has given yoga workshops for national and divisional ACDA conferences.