Associate Director of Wind Ensemble
Stephen Story is currently in his seventh year as the Associate Director of the Carnegie
Mellon Wind Ensemble. In the 2017-18 season he will conduct works by Maslanka,
Colgrass, Sparke, Mackey and others.
Stephen is a very strong believer in the value of music education. He has taught music in
the Pittsburgh Public and Alamance County, North Carolina school districts. Most
recently he was the band and orchestra teacher of The Ellis School in Pittsburgh,
Stephen earned a Master of Music in Conducting from Carnegie Mellon University,
where he studied wind music with Denis Colwell, vocal music with Dr. Robert Page and
composition with Nancy Galbraith. He also received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Bassoon
Performance from Carnegie Mellon University, where he studied with Philip Pandolphi
of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.