Prof. Edward Stanley teaches oboe, is a resident artist member of the Sunderman Wind Quintet, coaches chamber music, and teaches music theory. He earned an undergraduate degree in music education at Western Carolina University and a Master of Music Degree in oboe performance at the University of Oklahoma.
He has served as principal oboist with the Maryland Symphony, the Millbrook Orchestra, the Cumberland Valley Chamber Players, the Mercersburg Community Chorus and Orchestra, the Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra, the Shippensburg Festival Orchestra, and the Hood College Chamber Players. He is a founding member of the Appalachian Wind Quintet, winners of the 1992 Baltimore Chamber Music Competition.
As a freelance musician he has performed with many of the area's choral groups and churches, as well as with the Harrisburg Symphony and the Concert Artists of Baltimore. His principal teachers were James Gavigan at the University of Oklahoma and Richard White with the National Symphony.