Born in Boston, Stefan de Leval Jezierski studied the horn at the North Carolina School of the Arts and with Myron Bloom at the Cleveland Institute of Music. In 1976 he became principal horn of the Kassel Staatstheater, two years later joining the Berlin Philharmonic. Along with numerous solo engagements, he teaches in the Philharmonic’s Orchestra Academy and as an honorary professor at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music. In 1983 Jezierski became one of the founding members of the Scharoun Ensemble.