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Steven Thompson

Job Titles

  • Professor of Music, Director of Instrumental Activities
    Music, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Professor of Music Education
    Education, College of Arts and Sciences

Started at Bethel



  • Wheaton College Conservatory of Music - B.M.E., 1975
  • Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University - M.M., 1981
  • University of Northern Colorado - D.A., 2001

Areas of expertise

Thompson teaches courses in instrumental conducting, instrumental pedagogies, private trumpet instruction, and conducts the Bethel Wind Symphony. Thompson maintains an active performing schedule as a trumpeter in the Upper Midwest and the Eastern United States. He is sought after as a clinician and as an adjudicator for numerous con­test events.