Tom Stout's Bio

 

Mr. Stout currently serves as an Executive Administrative Assistant for the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra. His varied

responsibilities include working with Education and Community Outreach, assisting the Executive Director, Director of

Education and coordinating special projects. Prior to his appointment with TSO, Mr. Stout was a music educator in the

Fayetteville Arkansas Public Schools for eight years and in the Broken Arrow Public Schools for 30 years.

Mr. Stout held the position of Coordinator of Instrumental Music for Broken Arrow Public Schools from 1987 until his

retirement in 2003. Under his supervision, the Broken Arrow Instrumental Music Program gained State and National

recognition in all genres of Music Education. His professional affiliations are Music Educator’s National Conference,

Oklahoma Bandmasters Association, Northeastern Band Directors Association, Phi Beta Mu, and Kappa

Kappa Psi. Mr. Stout earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Northeastern State University and his Masters in

Music Education degree from the University of Tulsa. Mr. Stout was named Oklahoma Bandmaster of the Year in 1992.

He was named Outstanding Alumnus of the College of Arts and Letters of Northeastern State University and inducted

into the Northeastern State University Music Hall of Fame in 1996. Mr. Stout has been awarded the Sudler Order of

Merit of the John Philip Sousa Foundation in 1999 and was inducted into the Oklahoma Bandmasters Hall of Fame in 2004,

and the Oklahoma Music Educators Hall of Fame in 2014. Mr. Stout also currently serves as the Conductor of the

Tulsa Community College Community Band and is an adjunct music education professor at the University of Tulsa.