Debra Stehr, Assistant Principal Bass
Louise and Henry Leander Chair
Debra Stehr received her B.M.degree from the University of Nebraska and M.M. degree from the Shepard School of Music at Rice University, where she was a student of Paul Ellison. Stehr's professional experience includes the Veracruz Symphony, the Orchestra of the State of Mexico and the Austin and Omaha symphonies. Stehr has also played with the Houston Grand Opera as well as the Houston Ballet Orchestra. She served as professor of bass performance at Southwest Texas State University, University of Houston and the Texas Music Festival. She is also a certified personal trainer. Stehr has been a member of the Naples Philharmonic since 1992.