Instructor of Piano, Staff Accompanist
STEPHANIE THOMPSON, pianist, takes delight in exploring textures and tone colors in solo and collaborative repertoire. A passionate advocate of art song, she is committed to text analysis and expressing poetic nuance in music. Recent performance highlights include a Pacific Northwest concert tour of Her Songs with mezzo-soprano Lisa Neher and the premiere of Damien Geter’s 1619, a song cycle for choir and piano on the legacy of slavery, with Cappella Nova under the direction of Dr. Katherine FitzGibbon. Thompson is staff accompanist and teaches classical piano and piano accompaniment at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, where she performs with all three choral ensembles.
She is an alumna of the Aspen Music festival and is a founding member of the Lewis & Clark Faculty New Music Ensemble, The Friends of Rain.
M.M. Piano Performance, University of Southern California
B.M. Piano Performance, Willamette University