Assistant Principal Bass, San Francsico Symphony
Stephen Tramontozzi, Assistant Principal Double Bass of the San Francisco Symphony, studied with Robert Olson of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Oscar Zimmerman at the Eastman School of Music. He was Principal Bass of the Symphony Orchestra of Sao Paolo, Brazil and has also performed with the Chamber Music West Festival, San Luis Obispo Mozart Festival, Grand Teton Music Festival and the Cabrillo Music Festival. Formerly on the faculties of Stanford University and the Universities of California, Berkeley and Santa Cruz, Stephen currently serves on the faculties of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and Mills College. He is in high demand as clinician for universities and youth orchestras, both in the U.S. and abroad. Engagements as a recitalist have taken him to Japan, Washington State and throughout California. Stephen received a B.M. from the New England Conservatory of Music, where he studied with Lawrence Wolfe, and a M.M. from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.