Stephanie started studying cello in Leesburg, VA, with Jennene Estes. Throughout her academic years, she performed in various cello master classes with world-renowned cellists including Bonnie Hampton, Hannah Holman, Zuill Bailey, Timothy Eddy and Clive Greensmith. She has also participated in chamber music master classes and workshops with the Maia Quartet, Roger Tapping of the Takacs Quartet, the Brooklyn Rider String Quartet, the Aviv Quartet, the Penderecki Quartet, the Emerson Quartet, and members of the Tokyo String Quartet. She has spent her summers studying and performing at Wintergreen Music Festival, Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival, Zephyr Chamber Music Festival, and Eastern Music Festival.
Stephanie received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Bachelor of Music in Performance from VCU. She completed her Performance Master’s Degree at Lynn Conservatory in 2018. Stephanie freelances in Central Virginia, maintains a private teaching studio in Richmond, and performs regularly with her string quartet, Rosette.