William Stanley

William Stanley
Chair, Brass and Percussion Studies • Associate Professor of Trombone
Brass and Percussion

Imig Music Building
Office C-151

William Stanley is Associate Professor of Trombone at the University of Colorado Boulder College of Music. Dr. Stanley performs in a wide variety of musical settings, including as a member of the Boulder Brass, the Colorado Brass Quintet, Colorado Ballet Orchestra (principal), Opera Colorado and as substitute/extra with the Colorado Symphony. He has presented master classes and clinics for many organizations and schools including the International Trombone Association, Music Teachers National Association and the Colorado Music Educator’s Association and hosted the 1998 International Trombone Festival at CU. Dr. Stanley has authored articles and reviews for the International Trombone Association Journal, is co-author of Teaching Brass: A Resource Manual (McGraw-Hill), and was a contributor to Solos for the Student Trombonist: An Annotated Bibliography (BIM). Other recent publications include Songs Without Words: Vocalises of Gabriel Faure (Mountain Peak Music) edited for tenor and bass trombone, and Hering – 32 Etudes (Carl Fischer) edited for bass trombone. His teaching experience includes positions at Temple, Eastern Illinois and Millikin Universities. He holds the BME degree from the University of Kansas and MM and DMA degrees from the University of Illinois.

Audio excerpts

David, Ferdinand - Concertino: I. Allegro maestoso
David, Ferdinand - Concertino: II. Andante - Marcia Funebre
González, Louis Jorge - Beyond Departure (premiered March 2010): I. Threnody
González, Louis Jorge - Beyond Departure: II. Ghost Dance