Robert Stibler


Robert Stibler: Robert Stibler has been a member of the faculty of the University of New Hampshire since 1978, where he holds the academic rank of full professor in the Department of Music, is a former Department Chair, and teaches trumpet, brass pedagogy, music literature, and brass chamber music. He is active as a solo and chamber performer, and plays regularly with the UNH Faculty Brass Quintet, Faculty Trumpet Trio, and in a trumpet and organ duo with organists Abbey Hallberg-Siegfried and Meg Harper. He frequently performs jazz interpretations of the American spirituals and other repertoire with pianist Charlie Blood and bassist John  Hunter.  Also an avid performer on Renaissance wind instruments, he is a member of the Alamire Consort, and was a founding member of Melopeo, and the Hampshire Consort.  Dr. Stibler is active as a brass clinician and adjudicator, wrote a regular column about the use of brass instruments in church for the N.H. Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, and lectures about historical and ethnic brass instruments.Previously, he taught at Southwest State University in Minnesota, and served as first trumpet of the Annapolis Symphony under Leon Fleisher and of the U.S. Naval Academy Band. He has performed with ensembles ranging from the National Symphony and the N.H. Music Festival Orchestra to the N.Y. Cornet and Sacbut Ensemble, Calliope, and the Studio de Musique Ancienne. He has been a presenter for the Historic Brass Society and a music reviewer for the International Trumpet Guild.

Dr. Stibler holds a B.M., summa cum laude, from Susquehanna University, and an M.M. and D.M.A. from the Catholic University of America. His principal teachers included David Russette, Sidney Mear, David Flowers, and Lloyd Geisler. His former students are now successful jazz, commercial, and classical trumpet performers and teachers throughout the U.S.

Contact Information:

Dr. Robert Stibler, Professor of Music
Department of Music, PCAC
University of N.H.
Durham, N.H. 03825