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Stuart Stephenson

Principal Trumpet

Stuart Stephenson


Stuart Stephenson joined the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) 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, Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, and Tanglewood Music Center, and maintains a private trumpet studio in Atlanta.