Stephanie has performed and taught music with such backdrops as Kenya, Lebanon, Jordan, Indonesia, British Columbia, and Washington. She graduated from Smith College with honors in music composition and flute. In 1978 she received her Masters in Church Music from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, majoring in flute and conducting. In 2008 she earned a doctorate in flute performance at the University of Washington School of Music. She taught music theory, composition, piano and flute at Skagit Valley College for 20 years. When not teaching she can often be found on the back of a jumping horse, sailing or gardening. Stephanie has been offering successful ONLINE flute and piano lessons as well for the past four years.