Thomas Stubbs graduated from Juilliard in 1970 and subsequently joined the St. Louis Symphony, where he is currently the Associate Principal Timpani/percussionist (cymbal specialist). He teaches at St. Louis University and, since 1989, at the Aspen Music Festival and School. He has also taught at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, University of Missouri-Columbia, and University of Indiana-Bloomington. He is also a clinician for the Zildjian Cymbal Company.

William J. James is Principal Percussion of the St. Louis Symphony. He won the position at the age of 25 while a member of the New World Symphony in Miami Beach, Florida. He graduated from the New England Conservatory in 2006 with a Masters of Music and was a student of Will Hudgins of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. James received his Bachelor of Music Degree from Northwestern University in 2004. While attending Northwestern, he studied with Michael Burritt, an active soloist and clinician throughout the country, and James Ross, a member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Roger Kaza rejoined the St. Louis Symphony as Principal Horn in the fall of 2009, after 14 years with the Houston Symphony. He was previously a member of the St. Louis Symphony horn section from 1983-1995, and prior to that held positions in the Vancouver Symphony, Boston Symphony, and the Boston Pops, where he was solo horn under John Williams.

A versatile pianist, Peter Henderson is active as a performer in solo, chamber, and orchestral settings. Since fall 2005, Henderson has served as Assistant Professor of Music at Maryville University. He performs frequently as an ensemble keyboardist with the St. Louis Symphony, and made his first appearance as a subscription-concert soloist with the Symphony in January 2008. He often gives Pre-Concert Conversations from the Symphony’s Powell Hall stage prior to subscription concerts.

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