My name is Stefan Palen, I am a composer/arranger/trombonist/keyboardist located in teh DMV. I have studied w/Bobby Watson, Chen Yi, Zhou Long, Marcus Lewis, Joe Dee Davis, Steve Deeker, Greg Boyer and Mark A. Hardy. Currently I am recording my first album featuring: Deletta Gillespie , Greg Boyer, Tyler leak and many Washington dc locals.
Baltimore School for the Arts 2011-2014
Howard Community College 2016-2017
University of Missouri Kansas City 2014-2016
Studied under: Bobby Watson, Greg Boyer, Marcus Lewis (jazz trombone/arranging/composition)
Studied under: Mark Hardy, Chen Yi, Zhou long, Jim Mobberly, (Classical Composition)
Studied under: Joe Dee Davis, Milton Aldona, David Fetter (classical Trombone)
Current project: the 5000 Black Cats:
Featuring: Deletta Gilespi, John Dalhman, Greg Boyer, Tom Holst, Shirtta Harris, Chris Frick, Taylar Lee, Robbie Pate, among many others. Recording Credits will be available online shortly.
Artavia B Mclery (horn Arranger)- Touring gospel Artist.
Pablo Sanhueza (trombone, keyboard- various different Latin ensembles with an emphasis on the instruction of Latin music.
Peabody Tuned In Wind Ensemble- Elija Wirth
Peabody Wind Ensemble- Harlan Parker
Baltimore School for the Arts- Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Brass Quintet, Chorus
Boston University Tanglewood institute 2013
Winner of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society
Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.