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director , Music educator

Vechiel Lavone Stone, music educator, director. Achievements include development of brass instrument modifications. Decorated Meritorious Mast Hqsvcbn, Mcrd, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Navy Unit Commendation, Marine Corps Good Conduct medal; grantee Bill Doty Trumpet scholarship, Florence Music Study Club, 1993-1994.

Background

Stone, Vechiel Lavone was born on December 10, 1970 in Louisville. Son of Vechiel McKinley and M. Beatrice Stone.

Education

Bachelor of Music, University N.Ala., Florence, 1992—1996. Bachelor of Music in Music Education, University N.Ala., Florence, 2003—2004. Master of Education, University N.Ala., Florence, 2004—2006.

Career

Musician United States Marine Corps, Paris Island, South Carolina, 1996—2000. Private instructor Decatur, Alabama, since 1996. Instrument repairman Alabama Music, Florence, 2000—2003.

Assistant band director Cedar Ridge Middle School, Decatur, since 2005. Music composer/arranger, Decatur, since 1999. Sergeant, e-5 United States Marine Corps, 1996—2000, Parris Island.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of brass instrument modifications.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Musician, composer (original brass quintet compositions) My Song.

Membership

Board member Arts Advisory Council, Decatur, 2005—2006. Member of Montford Point Marine Association (life), Kappa Kappa Psi (life. Alumni secretary 1993-1994).

Connections

Married Kimberley Brooks Snider. Children: Harley Josephine, Abigail Brooks.

father:
Vechiel McKinley

mother:
M. Beatrice Stone

spouse:
Kimberley Brooks Snider

child:
Harley Josephine Stone

child:
Abigail Brooks Stone