Richard Stinson

Marietta, GA

The Juilliard School, MM Trumpet Performance Anticipated 2024
Indiana University, BM Trumpet Performance Graduated 2022

Richard Stinson is a graduate student at the Juilliard School studying under Christopher Martin and Ray Mase. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in 2022 as a student of John Rommel. Richard served as the Third Trumpet of the Terre Haute Symphony for the 2021-2022 season. Prior to NRO, Richard has attended the Aspen, Eastern, and Brevard Music Festivals.

What is something interesting that people may not know about you?
I played baseball for a long time growing up and became an Umpire when I stopped playing seriously. I still play with friends for fun whenever I can!

Name three of your favorite composers:
Richard Strauss, Gustav Mahler, Franz Schubert

When taking a break from music-making, what is your favorite thing to do?
Hiking, Sports, Good food, and Time with family and friends.

What are you most looking forward to this summer with the NRO?
I’m hoping to learn how to perform at a high-level multiple times a week with classics and new works on every program. NRO provides the opportunity to learn some of the most demanding and rewarding repertoire with an incredible orchestra!