Stephen Lange has been a member of The Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops Orchestra since 2010. Previous positions have included Associate Principal Trombone of the Saint Louis Symphony and Assistant Principal Trombone/Second Trombone in the San Antonio Symphony. Mr. Lange has also performed with the New York Philharmonic and internationally toured with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Kennedy Center Opera House. He is also in demand as a clinician and soloist, presenting solo recitals and master classes worldwide. Mr Lange has been on the faculty of many summer trombone festivals, including the Cleveland Trombone Seminar, Southeastern Trombone Symposium, and the Texas Trombone Workshop.
A native of Dallas, Texas, Mr. Lange earned a Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science, and a Performer’s Certificate from Indiana University in 1997, and graduated with a Masters of Music degree in 1999 from the Juilliard School. As a student he won several awards, including the Lewis Van Haney Philharmonic Prize, Frank Smith Trombone Competition – and with the Extension Ensemble, first place at the Monterey Bay and Fischoff Chamber competitions.
During his time in Saint Louis, Mr. Lange helped found, and was a member of, The Trombones of the Saint Louis Symphony. The group gave master classes and recitals throughout the Midwest, culminating in the critically acclaimed recording, 4.1.
As a music educator, Mr. Lange teaches trombone at the New England Conservatory of Music. He is forever indebted to his teachers; Joe Dixon in Texas, Keith Brown, Professor Emeritus at Indiana University, and Joseph Alessi, Principal Trombone of the New York Philharmonic.