Stephen Altoft

Read Stephen's "The Contemporary Trumpet": pdf document and learn how to write for the trumpet .

Visit the microtonal trumpet website constucted by Stephen Altoft and Donald Bousted


Repertoire 2006
Philip Clark Sketch for Cherry*
Morton Feldman A Very Short Trumpet Piece
Mauricio Kagel Old/New
Tim Parkinson August*
James Romig Microsonnet II*
James Saunders Floating Poles*
Giacinto Scelsi Quattro Pezzi
Stephanie Schweiger asphodels 1-7
Toru Takemitsu Paths - in Memoriam Witold Lutoslawski
Oded Ben-Tal  Still Life*
Donald Bousted Slide* for quarter-tone trp, DVD, and text (in collaboration with Gary 0'Connor)
Michael Clarke Prism*
Michael Clarke Cascade*(1999 Yorkshire Arts Commission)
Christopher Fox Insecurity
Christopher Fox Klaxonik
Bryn Harrison Mantra*
Jonathan Harvey Ricercare una Melodia
Coryn R. R. Smethurst Porton Down*
Ewan Stefani Altoft Suite*(for solo tape using sounds sampled from trumpet)
Ewan Stefani Interior Voice*
Jo Thomas Red Games*
YASSER COLLECTION: 19-division Trumpet
Donald Bousted Yasser describes his Polemic*
Chris Bryan  Dialogue* with computer
Stuart Duncan  501567nm*
Oscar Garrido de la Rosa   tom reads useless magazines privately every tuesday* with woodblock
John Lely Corona*
Michael Parsons Melody in 19-divisions*
James Saunders #110603* (Yorkshire Arts Commission)
Stefan Wolpe Piece for trumpet and 7 instruments

*indicates pieces written for Stephen Altoft

Stephen Altoft is dedicated to the creation of new repertoire for the trumpet. He is a member of duo Contour, ensemble chronophonie (Freiburg) and ensemble linea (Strasbourg). His musical passions range from performing on his microtonal trumpets (which he pursues with composer, Donald Bousted of Microtonal Projects UK) to music theatre.

longer biography as .pdf