Stuart received his music education at the Royal College of Music in London, graduating with honors. In his postgraduate year he was awarded an exchange fellowship to study at UCLA and furthered his studies at USC. Stuart is currently the Principal Clarinetist of the Los Angeles Opera and has performed with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Spokane Symphony, Pasadena Symphony, Pacific Symphony and New West Symphony. As an active chamber musician he has worked with Jacaranda, Capitol Ensemble, Infrequency and the New Hollywood String Quartet. In addition to live orchestral and chamber music concerts, he records regularly for film and television.