2017 Festival Orchestra: Stuart Stephenson

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Stuart Stephenson, trrumpet

Stuart Stephenson joined the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra as Principal Trumpet at the beginning of the 2013-14 season.

A Fairfax Station, VA native, Stephenson began playing trumpet at age ten and also plays the piano. He holds a bachelor’s degree from The Juilliard School and a master’s degree from Northwestern University. Stephenson’s notable teachers include Barbara Butler, Charlie Geyer, Chris Martin, Tom Rolfs, Tom Cupples, Adel Sanchez, Raymond Mase and Mark Gould.

Stephenson has performed at the Aspen Music Festival, Sun Valley Summer Symphony and Grand Teton Music Festival. He is on faculty at Emory University in addition to maintaining a private teaching studio.