Music director Stephen P. Hudson is an award winning pianist, and composer for film and the concert hall, with over 20 years of public performance and over 17 years teaching experience in public/private schools and several universities in the US and Canada. In addition to directing the music program at HMS, he is also an adjunct professor at Raritan Valley Community College and St. Francis College. This will be his 10th year as a clinician at the TD Canada Trust Jazz Intensive, a one week music camp in Canada. He is a graduate of Mason Gross at Rutgers and Manhattan School of Music. He has played the Blue Note, Lincoln Center, Monterey Jazz Festival, many festivals/theaters throughout the US, Canada, and Europe, and his film music has appeared in films with HBO, Cannes Film Festival, and network television. www.steve-hudson.com.