Stacey Eliason an active freelancer in the Seattle area. She is a proud member of the American Federation of Musicians, Seattle and Spokane locals. She enjoys being part of The Choppers Brass Quintet and Chamber Music Marysville, and holds the position of 2nd horn in the Lake Chelan Bach Fest summer festival.
She served as instructor of horn at Edmonds Community College from 2013 to 2019, where she taught applied horn and directed the horn ensemble, "No More Chips."
Prior teaching positions were Central Washington University, Washington Academy of Performing Arts, and the Snoqualmie, Snohomish and Marysville School Districts. She performs regularly with The Choppers brass quintet, and Chamber Music Marysville. Past positions have been hornist of Compass Winds (2019-2020) and principal horn of the Issaquah Chamber Orchestra (2009-2012). She has performed with the Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Olympia and Yakima Symphonies. She also travels as a recitalist in the Western United States and has served as the president of the Northwest Horn Society.
She has performed solo recitals throughout the world on chamber music series
such as Music at St. Michaels (Paris, France) and the Incline Village Chamber Music
Festival (Lake Tahoe, Nevada). She performed in Brisbane, Australia as part of the International Horn Society 2010 Symposium and summer of 2013 was spent touring Norway. She enjoys promoting the horn’s solo repertoire and has commissioned and recorded music of composers such as Jeff Swingle, Brent Edstrom, Seth Stewart, Carey Zaines-Trader, Jeff Ball and Benjamin Gessel.
She is a frequent adjudicator and clinician throughout the Pacific Northwest. Her former students have attended schools across the United States such as Indiana University (Bloomington), Boston University, Northwestern University (Chicago), University of Colorado at Boulder and Pensicola College (Florida). They can also be heard in regional orchestras across the United States.
"The Water is Wide"
"The Water is Wide"