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Stephanie Newman

  • Degrees and StudiesB.M; University of Florida; M.M: University of Miami
  • Music Conservatory of WestchesterFaculty since 2018
Born in: Hollywood, Florida

Performances and Distinctions: Stephanie Paige Newman (mezzo-soprano) performs in operatic and symphonic performances across the United States. Highlights include the title roles CARMEN, HANSEL AND GRETEL, and PINOCCHIO ; Amneris AIDA, Suzuki MADAMA BUTTERFLY, Romaine Patterson NOT IN MY TOWN, Elizabeth Proctor THE CRUCIBLE, Giulietta LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN, Meg LITTLE WOMEN, Mrs. Herring ALBERT HERRING, The Nurse STRAWBERRY FIELDS (MichaelTorke), Flora LA TRAVIATA, and Hodel FIDDLER ON THE ROOF.
Awards include 3rd Place nationally in the New York Lyric Opera Competition, where Newman made her Carnegie Hall debut; the winner of the Miami-Dade artist access grant award, and winner of the Concerto Competition at New World School of the Arts. Stephanie has also placed in the semi-finals of the Florida Grand Opera/Young Patroness of the Arts competition, and the Palm Beach Opera Competition.

Statement of Teaching Philosophy: "When it comes to teaching voice, the skills and training you teach to a student will influence and impact the student’s life in many unexpected ways. The most valuable aspect to teaching voice is gaining my students trust and respect. Having my students believe that as their teacher, I will be supportive and genially interested in what is best for that student's needs. Being a teacher and a performer is a continuous growing process. Everyday I learn something new and incorporate that into how I teach."