Carl Stanley ’15MM, trumpet, wins position in West Point Band

stanley_carlCarl Stanley ’15MM has won a trumpet position in the West Point Band at the U.S. Military Academy.

Raised in a musical household in California, Carl Stanley has seen his trumpet career take him around the globe. After completing his B.A. in music in 2008 from California State University, East Bay, Mr. Stanley won a position with the United States Air Force Heritage of America Band in Hampton, Virginia.

In his four years as Principal Trumpet in the Concert Band and a member of the Heritage Brass Quintet, Mr. Stanley toured throughout the United States, performing in concerts, recitals, ceremonies, professional sporting events, competitions, and conventions as an Airman musician. MORE

Published March 10, 2015
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Students and alumni join Ensemble ACJW, win President’s Public Service Fellowship


Jean Laurenz ’13MM, ’14AD

Four YSM graduates will become Fellows of The Academy/Ensemble ACJW, a program of Carnegie Hall, Juilliard, and the Weill Institute of Music in partnership with the New York City Department of Education.

This two-year fellowship is one of the leading teaching artist training programs in the country and is extremely competitive.


Philip Browne ’14MM

Garrett Arney ’14AD, percussion; Phillip Browne ’14MM, horn; Jean Laurenz ’13MM, ’14AD, trumpet; and Michael Zuber ’14MM, bassoon, will join The Academy/Ensemble ACJW this fall.


Carl Stanley

Carl Stanley

In addition, first-year trumpet student Carl Stanley won one of the spots in the prestigious President’s Public Service Fellowship.  MORE

Published May 2, 2014
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City-Wide Open Studios Opens With a Blast

U.S. Air Force bugler Carl Stanley has awakened soldiers hundreds of times in the early morning with the getty-up notes of his trumpet, including during four months in Afghanistan.

At Artspace he blew a stirring reveille—in the evening. He blew it to bestir troops not of soldiers but of artists as they launched the annual City-Wide Open Studios (CWOS) 21-day municipal art extravaganza. MORE

Published October 8, 2013
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