Over the past several years, Stephen Hand has immersed himself in the music culture of the Grand Strand both as a performer and as a clinician and educator.
His musical training has been used in various settings from church worship, to the stage, and even to the screen. Stephen is a member of the trumpet section of the Long Bay Symphony, brass instructor for Carolina Forest High School, and former director of Festive Brass of Myrtle Beach.
He holds a busy private teaching studio.
Mr. Hand received his bachelors degree in Trumpet performance from Cedarville University (OH) with continuing graduate study at Boston University. His primary trumpet teachers include Charles Pagnard, principal trumpet of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, and Terry Everson, international trumpet soloist and principal trumpet of the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra.
Stephen is married to Jessica, an accomplished music teacher and flautist, and they both have four children. Aside from playing and teaching trumpet, Stephen is a licensed REALTOR® with RE/MAX Southern Shores.