We know that having a dynamic keynote is one of the most important pieces of your event. 
​DMP’s team of speakers are engaging, thought provoking and relevant.  From inspiring and motivational presentations to music, we will get your crowd ready for an amazing conference. 

What a great way to start the conference!  The speaker was on point, knowlegable, and made me really think differently.

GK, January, 2017

A musical message on the value of nature, outdoor play 
​and the importance of Parks and Recreation in America

Steve Madewell has had two major influences: Music and Nature.

 While he has enjoyed a remarkable and successful career in the Park and Recreation field, music is and has always been an integral part of his life. He has maintained a very active musical schedule since he began singing and playing guitar early in his teens.  In addition to a solo performer he has worked on various musical formats including rock trios, acoustic duos, bluegrass ensembles, stage productions, and blues bands.

 He has played a variety of venues ranging from arenas to home concerts in Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, New York, Colorado, and Florida. He's been the opening act for a number of national touring musicians such as: Leon Russel, Doc. Watson, John' Prine, John Sebastian, New Grass Revival, Tom Chapin, Jonathan Edwards, Bill' Stains, Richard Shindell, Sarah McQuaid, and many others.

In recent years, Steve shifted his musical efforts toward writing, recording and performing original material based on the inspiration of the natural world and work experiences that he has been privileged to enjoy.


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