Steve Stusek is Associate Professor of Music at the University of North Carolina Greensboro, where he is a member of the Eastwind Reed Quintet and the Red Clay Saxophone Quartet. He recently toured China and Germany with Eastwind. Originally from Oshkosh, Wisconsin, he received his Bachelor’s degree in saxophone performance from Indiana University. As a soloist, Steve has appeared with the Eastern Music Festival and more recently with the University of South Carolina Wind Ensemble as part of the North American Saxophone Alliance biennial conference. He has been the principal saxophonist for the Eastern Music Festival and the Greensboro Symphony for the past ten years. Steve’s teachers have included Eugene Rousseau, Joseph Wytko, David Baker, Larry Teal, Daniel Deffayet, Jean-Yves Formeau, and Leroy Wolter. To learn more about Steve Stusek, visit