Stan is the talent booking director for Disneyland and tuba soloist extraordinaire. He was the longtime conductor of the Disneyland band and the first full-time conductor of the Walt Disney World band.


  • 00:01:43  Performing tuba solos on the TV series Hee Haw
  • 00:04:40  His start with music and choosing the tuba
  • 00:07:01  Entertaining for Lawrence Welk and performing on his show
  • 00:08:30  Tuba soloist for the government cultural exchange program including Soviet Union and Siberia; Command performance at the White House for President Nixon
  • 00:09:25  Starting with Disney; the first leader of the Walt Disney World band; problems with the first band
  • 00:12:45  Moving to Disneyland
  • 00:14:11  Involvement with Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea
  • 00:15:40  Auditions and benefits of entertaining at Disneyland; Disney entertainment; the Trash Can Trio and the Mariachi Divas
  • 00:20:28  Big bands at Disneyland