Steven was born in a small village in the West Coast of Scotland, Naast, near Poolewe. He grew up in a musical home where he developed a love for singing. During his school years his interest and passion for the Gaelic language grew and lead him to Sabhal Mòr Ostaig where he completed a course in Gaelic broadcasting, and most recently, an Honours Degree in Education and Gaelic.
Steven started competing in both local and national Mòds when he was 12 years old and won the James C MacPhee Memorial Medal in 1999, just 10 years later he went on to win the coveted An Comunn Gàidhealach Gold Medal.
His debut album, Cladaich Loch Iù, has been inspired primarily by songs from his own part of the world combined with other well-known Gaelic songs that he has picked up over the years.
Steven is currently a Gaelic primary school teacher in Dingwall.