Stephanie Cooke is a teaching and Performing artist based out of portland oregon. she teaches a full piano studio with students of all genres, levels and abilities. She is also adjunct faculty at portland community college and is actively engaged in different music recordings and projects in the portland area.
Stephanie received her Masters in Piano Performance at Portland State University in 2012 under the study of Professor Lisa Marsh, Professor Darrell Grant and Dr. Susan Chan. She received her undergraduate degree from Central Washington University under the study of Dr. John Pickett.
IN addition to teaching in both group and individual settings, Stephanie is leading a jazz pop group, sarca. The group will release their first ep in the fall of 2018, and will feature her compositions and improvisation.
She is also actively involved with The connection Experiment, a concert series that bridges gaps between musical genres and emphasizes authenticity and vulnerability as a performing artist. The series features music from the classical, jazz and pop genres. See connectionexperiment.com to learn more about the vision of the future nonprofit and to find future concerts dates.
Stephanie is a licensed Andover Educator in Body Mapping, a form of somatic education that promotes facility and prevents injury in practice and performance by giving musicians anatomically correct information about the body. She actively hosts workshops and private sessions in the portland area.
she recorded and performed with the indie-pop band The von Trapps all over the United States and the United Kingdom , and made some guest appearances with the internationally famous band Pink Martini.