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Milton Stevens Papers


Milton Stevens Papers
Stevens, Milton
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169.5 linear feet
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Special Collections in Performing Arts
Special Collections in Performing Arts, Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742. Contact the curator:

Milton Lewis Stevens Jr. (1942-2007) was an American trombonist who spent the majority of his professional career in the Washington, DC region. He earned a B.M. from Oberlin College, M.M. from the University of Illinois, and a D.M.A. from Boston University. Stevens joined the National Symphony Orchestra in 1978 and held the principal trombone chair for 29 years. In 1993, he co-founded the Washington Symphonic Brass. He was also an educator teaching at Catholic University of America and the University of Maryland. The collection consists of personal and professional papers including published and unpublished writings, clippings, articles, programs, correspondence, date books, photographs, scores, and recordings related to Stevenss work as a musician and educator. A browsable listing of scores in the collection can be found at the SCPA Scores Database.

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