Stuart Stephenson

Stuart Stephenson

Principal Trumpet, Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Stuart Stephenson joined the Dallas Symphony Orchestra as principal trumpet at the beginning of the 2022-2023 season. Previously, Stuart was the principal trumpet of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, where he played from 2013-2022. He has also been a guest musician with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic, National Symphony Orchestra and the Kansas City Symphony, among others.

Stuart is on faculty at the Aspen Music Festival and School, as well as at Southern Methodist University, and has performed at the Sun Valley Summer Symphony, Grand Teton Music Festival and Mainly Mozart Festival in San Diego. Stuart also maintains a private studio in Dallas as well as a masterclass series throughout Texas.

Stuart 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.

  • E3L Eb/D Trumpet
  • P5-4 Bb/A Piccolo Trumpet
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