Stan Muncy is a percussionist and jazz vibe player who freelances in the San Francisco bay area. He is a regular extra with the San Francisco Symphony, a member of the Santa Rosa Symphony, performs with many of the other regional orchestras, and was acting percussionist/assistant timpanist with the Honolulu Symphony. His recording credits extend to the NAXOS classical label and many film and video game scores recorded at Warner Brothers Studios, Capitol Records, and Skywalker Sound. He has recorded with the San Francisco Symphony frequently. He also enjoys a prolific new music career having toured with four-time Grammy-winning new music sextet eighth blackbird.
As an educator, Stan is currently on faculty at Stanford and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and coaches the percussion section of the SF Symphony Youth Orchestra.
Stan attended the prestigious Colburn School, the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and CSU, Hayward. His teachers have included Jack Van Geem, David Herbert, Trey Wyatt, and Artie Storch.