Stephen Altoft

‘Stephen Altoft is an explorer who draws maps of musical terrain with his trumpet’   (Max Christie, The Whole Note)

Welcome to Stephen Altoft’s Website. On this website you will find many useful links, resources and downloads, we hope you enjoy having a look around!

Follow my ‘Tributes to Donald’ YouTube series, on microtonal and non-microtonal flugelhorn.

Time Dreaming Album, purchase on Bandcamp or available to stream on digital platforms (Apple Music, Amazon Music, Spotify etc). Watch trailer here

Stephen Altoft is dedicated to the creation of new repertoire for the trumpet. As a solo artist, and with percussionist Lee Ferguson as duo Contour, he has given concerts throughout Asia, Europe, the United States and Canada.

He is particularly working on microtonal trumpets and microtonal flugelhorn, with Donald Bousted, as Microtonal Projects.

In 2020 Stephen and the composer, Pascale Criton, undertook a Virtual Partner Residency supported by the Goethe-Institut

Stephen’s CD- RASP available here

Follow Stephen on Bandcamp

Watch Stephen’s Microtonal Projects’ videos on YouTube

Watch Stephen’s non-microtonal videos on YouTube

‘Honest Homages’ for Solo Ukulele, published by Donald Bousted Edition and watch them on YouTube