DSO member since 1972
Stephen Edwards has been a member of the double bass section since 1972. He has performed under the baton of six DSO Music Directors including Maestros Sixten Ehring, Aldo Ceccato, Antal Dorati, Gunther Herbig, Neemi Jarvi and Leonard Slatkin.
Born in New Jersey, Mr. Edwards grew up in the Philadelphia area and was graduated from the world renown Curtis Institute of Music. Immediately upon graduation, he was appointed Principal Bass of the Louisville Orchestra where he performed for one season. The following season, Mr. Edwards fulfilled his childhood musical goal to become a member of one of the world's great orchestras as he joined the DSO.