Shayna Stahl is currently a graduate student in the Doctorate of Musical Arts degree in Instrumental Conducting at the University of Washington where she serves as Graduate Assistant Director of the Husky Marching Band and conductor of the University of Washington Concert Band. Her previous experience includes ten years as a staff member in the athletic bands program at Stony Brook University (NY), including three yearsa as Director of Athletic Bands. She was also a music educator for eight years in the Middle Country Central School District where she taught Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, and Jazz Band.
Mrs. Stahl earned her Masters of Arts in Liberal Studies from Stony Brook University and a Masters in Music Education and Instrumental Conducting from The Hartt School at the University of Hartford where she studied with Glen Adsit. She holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA where she studied horn with Shelly Showers and Dan Williams, both of the Philadelphia Orchestra. She has attended conducting workshops with numerous clinicians, including Michael Haithcock, Edward Cumming, Michael Colgrass, Jerry Junkins, Carl Sinclair, Mallory Thompson, Craig Kirchoff, and Frank Tichelli. Mrs. Stahl is a member of the National Association of Music Educators, New York State School Music Association, Suffolk County Music Educators Association, College Band Directors National Association, and Sigma Alpha Iota.