- Attended Moorhead State University and studied guitar under the tutelage of Mike Coates
- Guitar Instructor (Group/Private/Online) for 23 years
- Professional Performer for 14 years
- 2 Major Labels
- Extensive Commercial, TV and Radio Work
- Numerous Bands and Nationwide Performances
Steve Stine has been an adjunct member of the NDSU faculty since 2010, teaching group guitar classes and composition. Steve has been an active rock guitar player and performer for more than 20 years playing with many top touring musicians including Journey, Quiet Riot, White Lion, Dokken, Slaughter, Motley Crue, Bulletboys, Ratt and numerous others.
Steve currently plays and records with 5 different bands, including Avian and GrimmStine, both of which are on Major/Independent Labels. He also teaches group and private online guitar classes in addition to the lessons at NDSU and in his home.