Stephenson bringing voice, piano instruction to Salisbury School of Music

Published 12:00 am Sunday, January 19, 2014

SALISBURY — Voice and piano instructor Caroline Stephenson has joined the teaching staff of the Salisbury School of Music at 213 S. Main St.
Stephenson has been teaching in her own studio in downtown Salisbury since 2011 and said she is excited to join the Salisbury School of Music.
“I enjoy working with beginning and advanced students of all ages and look forward to discovering and cultivating their musicianship and performing skills,” she said.
Stephenson, who is accepting new students, said she strives to personalize instruction based on students’ needs, strengths and overall expectations.
“We are delighted to have Caroline join us at the school,” Salisbury School of Music Artistic Director Marc Hoffman said. “She brings great talent and teaching skills and is an asset to our staff.”
Stephenson holds a bachelor’s of music degree in vocal performance and a master’s of music degree in vocal performance from Winthrop University, where she was a Founder’s Scholar and graduate assistant in the Department of Music.
She serves as an adjunct faculty member at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College and Central Piedmont Community College, where she teaches Music Appreciation and American Music, and has taught voice, piano or drama for Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, Winthrop University’s ST-Arts program, Matthews Playhouse of the Performing Arts and Gray Stone Day School, among others.
Most recently, Stephenson directed “Big River” for the Uwharrie Players. She has received nominations in acting, choreography and musical direction from the Metrolina Theatre Association.
Stephenson is married to local artist Mark Stephenson. They have one son.
For more information on classes, visit www.salisburyschoolofmusic.com or call 704-633-8188
The Salisbury School of Music offers private and group instruction in vocal and instrumental music for all ages, as well as classes in a variety of music topics.
All classes emphasize music theory along with technique in order to develop the whole musician. All instructors are professional musicians and experienced teachers, most with advanced degrees in music. The studio is located on the second floor of the historic Meroney Theater.
Contact reporter Emily Ford at 704-797-4264.

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