Present and Past
T. Alan Stewart (bass)
T. Alan Stewart; is the Principal Bass with the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra and an acclaimed and respected musician in the Washington, DC-Baltimore region. Alan attended N.C. School of the Arts in both the High School and College divisions and was accepted to graduate school at the Royal College of Music in London, the Juilliard School and Arizona State University. He moved to DC after playing with the New World Symphony, in Miami Florida. Prior to Miami, He played in the bass section with the New Mexico Symphony orchestra while attending graduate school at Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ. At ASU, studying with S. Daniel Swaim.
Alan awarded a post-graduate fellowship with the National Symphony Orchestra. He played and toured full-time with the orchestra under the direction of Mstislav Rostropovich. During the fellowship,he coached with then, Principal Bassist, Harold Robinson. Under Hal's tutelage; working with the NSO bass section; and performing with the NSO; all combined, were instrumental in his development and transition into the working professional musician he is today.
Alan has toured with the NSO, Baltimore Symphony and New World Symphony. While touring with NSO and the Baltimore Symphony, he has traveled to: Rome, Sienna, Florence, Spoleto, the Baltic Republics, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Japan, China and Taiwan.