Stephanie J. Stetson, B.A.

Applied Instructor, French Horn
Phone: (626) 664-3330
Office Location: School of Music
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Stephanie Stetson received her Bachelor’s Degree 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 free-lance musician in Los Angeles ever since.

Stephanie regularly plays with the Pacific Symphony, Long Beach Symphony, LA 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 Theatres such as: Wicked, Lion King, The Producers, Phantom of the Opera etc… She also has extensive studio recording experience in TV, radio, audio recordings and motion picture soundtracks.

Stephanie has been teaching at Azusa Pacific University since 2004 where she has taught Applied Horn, Horn Master Class, Horn Literature and Horn Pedagogy. She is a member of the APU Faculty WW Quintet. Since the beginning of 2010 she has also been teaching applied horn at Citrus College.


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

Academic Area

  • School of Music (College of the Arts)

Courses Taught

  • MUS 1B1 – Applied Brass
  • 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

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