William Stanley is Associate Professor of Trombone at the College of Music. Prior to his appointment at CU in 1985, he performed as a member of the Chestnut Brass Company, a brass quintet which tours nationally and internationally. Dr. Stanley performs as a member of the Boulder Brass, Colorado Ballet Orchestra (principal), and as substitute/extra with the Colorado Symphony and Colorado Music Festival. He has presented master classes and clinics for many organizations and schools including the International Trombone Association, Music Teachers National Association, and the Colorado Music Educator's Association, and has hosted the 1998 International Trombone Festival at CU. He has authored articles and reviews for the International Trombone Association Journal, is co-author of Teaching Brass: A Resource Manual (McGraw-Hill) and contributed to Solos for the Student Trombonist: An Annotated Bibliography, 2nd edition (Brass Press). His teaching experience includes positions at Temple, Eastern Illinois, and Millikin Universities. He performs in a wide variety of musical settings, and frequently has performed and recorded on historical brass instruments. He holds the BME degree from the University of Kansas and MM and DMA degrees from the University of Illinois.