B.A. Voice Performance, University of West Florida
M.A.T. Choral/General Music, Indiana University
Stephanie Jones (soprano) is currently an adjunct professor of Voice at the Wright School of Music, Middle Tennessee State University, a voice teacher at Stewarts Creek High School and formerly taught music education in both Murfreesboro City and Rutherford County schools. Her students have been accepted to The Governor’s School for the Arts, Mid-State and All State honor choirs, and often receive scholarships to University Music and Theatre programs. For the past two years she has had students win 1st place, Region 4 of The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival and a 3rd place National winner in the National Association of Teachers of Singing, Student Auditions for Musical Theatre. Stephanie’s students can be seen at Dollywood, Disneyworld, Summer Stock and featured on “Today in Nashville”, and heard on live radio. Stephanie holds a bachelor’s degree in Vocal Performance from the University of West Florida as well as a Masters in Music Education from the prestigious Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. She has performed the role of Gretel in the opera Hansel and Gretel and has performed Mendelssohn’s Elijah at Carnegie Hall with vocal solos under the direction of world renowned baritone Sherill Milnes. Stephanie has also performed in such musicals as The Pirates of Penzance (Ruth), Titanic (Kate Murphey), The Secret Garden (Claire), Sweeney Todd, Hello Dolly, Showboat, Lil’ Abner and many more. She is a member of the International award-winning TuneTown Show Chorus and a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing. Stephanie also spends her time as a music director of several musicals at The Center for the Arts in Murfreesboro. Her current students can be seen in lead roles in their high school productions, as well as in university, community and professional theatre.