One of 7 children, Stan was Born in Texarkana, Texas, and began learning guitar in the early 60’s He has lived and played in many parts of Texas and other States. His public music career really began in Chicago where he played rhythm guitar and sang in Rock & Roll bands. He spent time in the Army, but returned to Texas in ’73, where he began performing again In Austin, Lewisville, Grapevine & other cities. Other than a short sojurn into Mississippi & Louisiana, Stan has spent most of his music career here in Texas. He and his wife of 26 years settled in Winnsboro in ’95, and he has been performing locally at venues such as Lou Viney’s, Crossroads, TCCA, Brewbaker’s Pub and others.
Phone 903-342-3428, Cell 903-629-5883
Harp, Piano, Organ, Violin, Keyboard, Vibraphone, Accordion, Music Composition, Teacher
Serving on Mount Vernon Music’s Board as Director, Debbie Ragsdale is principal flutist in the East Texas Symphony Orchestra and associate professor of flute at Collin County Community College. She is also serving President of the Board of the McKinney Musical Arts Society of McKinney, TX.
Cellist and teacher
In great demand as a freelance cellist, Carol Harlos performs with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and numerous other ensembles in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and maintains a private teaching studio. She serves as Secretary of Mount Vernon Music.
Pianist and Composer
A professional pianist and composer with a very diverse background, Steven Harlos is equally at home in the classical and popular music field. He has collaborated with numerous artists of international stature as accompanist and as a jazz pianist.
Steve currently serves as staff keyboardist for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and is coordinator of piano and collaborative piano at the University of North Texas in Denton, and serves as Vice President of Mount Vernon Music.
Boyd, Joe Dan
Poetry, Fiction, Journalist
Guitar (acoustic), Ukelele
Guitar (Acoustic/Electric), Mandolin, Banjo