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Stephanie J. Stetson, B.A.

French Horn Studies
Phone: (626) 664-3330
Stephanie Stetson received her Bachelor of Arts in Horn Performance from the University of Southern California. While there, she had the privilege of studying with Jim Decker and Vincent DeRosa. She has been a freelance musician in Los Angeles ever since.

Stetson regularly plays with the Pacific Symphony, L.A. Opera Orchestra, Santa Barbara Symphony, Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra, and the Long Beach Municipal Band. She has performed in numerous Broadway shows at the Schubert, Ahmanson, and Pantages Theaters. Her performance credits include Wicked, The Lion King, The Producers, and The Phantom of the Opera, among others. She also has extensive studio recording experience in television, radio, audio recordings, and motion picture soundtracks.

Stetson has been teaching at Azusa Pacific University since 2004, including courses such as Applied Horn, Horn Master Class, Horn Literature, and Horn Pedagogy. She is also a member of the APU Faculty Woodwind Quintet. Since early 2010, she has also taught Applied Horn at Citrus College.


B.A. - Horn Performance, University of Southern California


  • College of Music and the Arts
  • School of Music

Courses Taught

MUS 1B2 – Applied Brass
MUS 2B1 – Applied Brass
MUS 2B2 – Applied Brass
MUS 3B1 – Applied Brass
MUS 3B2 – Applied Brass
MUS 440 – Instrumental Pedagogy
MUS 452 – Instrumental Music Literature
MUS 4B1 – Applied Brass
MUS 4B2 – Applied Brass
MUS 1B1 – Applied Brass