A native to Pittsburgh, PA, Stefan graduated Capital University in Columbus, Ohio with a degree in Music Business (2003). Stefan has played in many bands over the years. In 2011, he was part of a quintet that won the district finals of Fox's hit reality show, The X-FACTOR. In 2012, Stefan was recognized as part of a band that won Beaver Valley Times Best in the Valley Award for Best Local Band. Today Stefan plays in both a Duo and full band with Country Artist Aimee Jane. He also works on his own music as well as others as a producer and engineer. He has played on local Pittsburgh stages such as: Hard Rock Cafe, Atlar Bar and Hartwood Acres. Nashville Stages: Silver Dollar Saloon, Whiskey Bent Saloon and The Commodore, as well as many other stages. He has opened for artists like; The Georgia Satellites & Reb Beach. He has appeared on PMZ and co-hosted the My Pittsburgh TV Movie of the week.