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Our current conductor received his Bachelor's Degree in Music History & Literature, and Trumpet Performance from Wheaton College, Illinois in 1993. He received his Master's Degree in Musicology from the University of Texas at Austin, Texas in 1996. He completed further studies in Musicology at the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland prior to his service in the United States Army.
Stephen retired in 2020 as a Sergeant First Class (SFC) in the United States Army, after serving over 20 years as an enlisted Trumpet Player in the Army Band Program. He served as a Trumpet Player, Brass Group Leader, Musical Performance Team Leader, and Enlisted Conductor in a variety of assignments to include: the 283rd Army Band at Fort Benning, Georgia; the United States Army School of Music at Virginia Beach, Virginia; the United States Army Europe (USAREUR) Band and Chorus in Heidelberg, Germany; the 1st Infantry Division Band at Fort Riley, Kansas and Basrah, Iraq; the 9th Army Band at Fort Wainwright, Alaska; and the Military Intelligence Corps Band at Fort Huachuca, Arizona. His final assignment at Fort Huachuca, was as the Installation Equal Opportunity Advisor with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company of United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence (HHC, USAICoE).
He is currently employed as a Department of the Army (DA) Civilian, serving as an Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist at Fort Huachuca, Arizona.
An active free-lance trumpet player and conductor in Arizona, and throughout his variety of assignments, he currently lives in Benson, Arizona with his wife, Sarah, and their two children, Anna and Nathan. Stephen was appointed as the director and conductor of Sierra Vista Community Band in May of 2018.
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