Stephen Taylor plays principal horn in the New Hampshire Philharmonic. He is also a member of the Monument Square Brass Quintet, Quint-Essential Winds, and Winchendon Winds. He has also played with the Portsmouth Symphony, Merrimack Valley Philharmonic Orchestra, Carlisle Chamber Orchestra, Nashua Chamber Orchestra and is active in musical pit orchestras around Southern New Hampshire.
He was born and raised in a musical family in Southern California. His father was an LA studio musician and his mother was a piano teacher. He started playing horn in high school and studied under Gene Sherry and Leon Donfray. In college, he studied with Sinclair Lott. He works as an Engineer for Oracle Corporation.