Department of Music

Stephen Kunzer

Stephen Kunzer

232 Goodwin Music Building

Tubist Stephen Kunzer works as a solo artist, chamber musician, educator, clinician, freelance musician, and orchestral musician. 

Stephen currently is Lecturer of Music at Auburn University. Stephen Kunzer has previously served on the faculty at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), and Oklahoma State University. 

Enjoying a varied freelance career, Stephen has worked with the Tucson Symphony (AZ), Dayton Philharmonic (OH), Las Vegas Philharmonic (NV), Tulsa Symphony Orchestra (OK), Tulsa Opera (OK), Symphony of Northwest Arkansas (AR), the acclaimed Dallas Brass Quintet, and has performed both tuba and bass trombone as a member of the Nevada Ballet Theatre and Broadway Las Vegas Series. 

Stephen received his Bachelor of Music degrees from the University of Arizona, and his Master of Music degree from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) where he served as graduate assistant for the tuba-euphonium studio. 

As an active member of the International Tuba and Euphonium Association (ITEA), he is currently associate editor of New Materials for the ITEA Journal. Stephen Kunzer is proud to be an International Artist and Clinician for Eastman Music Company. Stephen currently plays on the EBE 851 Eastman Eb tuba, a model that Kunzer assisted in design.

Last Updated: June 08, 2022