Roger Stoner

Professor Emeritus, Trumpet
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Roger Stoner retired from KU in 1999 after 26 years of service; 14 years as the Professor of Trumpet and 12 years as the Associate Chair of the Department of Music and Dance. At that time he joined the Eastern Illinois University faculty as Chair of the Department of Music. In January 2005 he joined the faculty at Missouri State University as Head of the Department of Music. Stoner has performed with the National Symphony, the Oklahoma City Symphony, the Kansas City Philharmonic, and the Kansas City Symphony. He also served in the United States Marine Band in Washington, D.C. Stoner has a BME degree from the University of Kansas, and MM and DMA degrees from the Catholic University of America.

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Music students present hundreds of public concerts every year
Students perform in KU choirs, concert bands, pep bands, ensembles, symphony orchestra, and jazz combos
The school owns one of the greatest jazz record collections in the world
KU Wind Ensemble performed the world premiere of the symphony "In the Shadow of No Towers" at Carnegie Hall
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