Following in his father's footsteps Steve learned to play the guitar at an early age. He played in a rock & roll band in high school and in a country band while in the US Navy. After his military service ended he played in his father's old time country band until joining Lake Effect Bluegrass.
Steve plays lead & rhythm guitar and sings lead & harmony vocals along with the emcee work.
Steve's father Lee Millett has joined the band and has taken over the duties of playing Mandolin from Gordon for 2013. Born and raised on the Akwesasne Indian reservation in Hogansburg NY. Lee learned to play the guitar in his teenage years and picked up the Mandolin about 25 years ago.
Gordon will switch to playing banjo for the band in 2013. Gordon is also an accomplished mandolin player and an avid fly fisherman.
Dave plays fiddle for the band. He brings to the band a solid bluegrass fiddle sound and is an accomplished Yodeller.
Karen Campolieto joined Lake Effect Bluegrass in the fall of 2008. Her steady rhythm on the bass and vocals have helped the band continue the bluegrass traditional sound.