We look forward to welcoming Stephanie Galipeau as our interim Music Director for the summer! Stephanie will be offering lessons on Tuesdays and Wednesday afternoons from June 18th - August 8th. Additionally, you can hear her perform as musician-in-residence at St.George's on Wednesdays at 12:15pm. Bio:Canadian violist Stephanie Galipeau began playing music at age nine, beginning focus on the viola in 2011. Stephanie holds a Diploma in Music from Camosun College in Victoria, BC having studied with Michael van der Sloot, and a Bachelors in Music from The Juilliard School with Misha Amory and Heidi Castleman. Most recently, she received her Masters in Music at the Université de Montréal with Jutta Puchhammer-Sédillot.
An avid chamber musician, Stephanie has collaborated with Elmar Oliveira and Antonio Lysy at The Heifetz Institute, and has developed a large chamber repertoire through her experience at Juilliard’s ChamberFest, Heifetz Institute and Castleman Quartet Program. Stephanie has been coached by members of the Juilliard, American, Pacifica and Brentano String Quartets, among others. She has played in masterclasses for the New Orford String Quartet and Cecilia String Quartet; and Thomas Riebl at the International Musician Seminar in Prussia Cove, UK, and Barbara Westphal in Bad Reichenhall, Germany. A passionate orchestral player, Stephanie has sat principal with the Aspen Philharmonic Orchestra as part of the Aspen Music Festival and School’s Center for Orchestral Leadership, with additional experience in the l’Orchestre de Université de Montréal and Juilliard Orchestra. Stephanie recently made her solo debut performing Stamitz Concerto with her hometown orchestra in Red Deer, Alberta. At Juilliard, Stephanie was involved in performance outreach through the Gluck Fellowship, and worked with the organizations Artists Striving to End Poverty (ASTEP) and Habitat for Humanity.
In addition to performing, Stephanie is passionate about music education having taught in Juilliard’s Music Advancement #music #classicalmusic #juilliard #viola #musicteacher #education #artseducation #strings #instruments #violin #musiclessons #musiclessonsforkids #musiclessonsforadults