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Stephen Lamb

Organization: United States Coast Guard Band, Rhode Island Philharmonic, Eastern Connecticut State University
Title: Tubist for United States Coast Guard Band; Personnel Manager, Rhode Island Philharmonic
Program Graduation: BM, ALP Certificate 2000
Musical Studies: Tuba
Musical Specialties: Higher Education, Large Ensemble, Military
Non-Musical Specialties: Education, Human Development, Marketing
Quote: “The Arts Leadership Program prepared me to work a career in music beyond playing my instrument. The opportunities to serve as an administrator and educator alongside a performing career have been an important part of how I personally define success.”


Stephen Lamb, tuba, currently serves as a tuba player in the United States Coast Guard Band, a position he has held since 2003. Additionally, he is Principal Tuba of the Rhode Island Philharmonic and currently serves at the orchestra’s Personnel Manager. He received a bachelor’s degree from the Eastman School of Music and a master’s degree from the Shepherd School of Music of Rice University. As a performing musician, Steve has appeared with the orchestras in Houston, Buffalo, Rochester, Hartford, and Springfield (MA). He served as principal tuba on concert tours with both the Eastman Wind Ensemble and the American Russian Young Artists Orchestra. Administratively, Steve has spent time in both the US Coast Guard Band and Rhode Island Philharmonic working in Education Outreach, Tour Planning, Marketing, Video Production and Personnel Management. Additionally, Steve is the Adjunct Lecturer of Tuba and Euphonium at Eastern Connecticut State University.