Stephanie Doctor is an active saxophonist and teacher originally from the Chicago area. She has been playing the saxophone since she was 10 years old and has maintained an active teaching studio for the past 6 years.
Ms. Doctor taught music for two years in Decatur, Illinois. Her responsibilities included directing middle school band, choir, and orchestra in addition to elementary band, choir, and orchestra. She also taught kindergarten through sixth grade general music. Ms. Doctor remained an active performer by playing in the Decatur Big Band and The Decatur Municipal Band.
Ms. Doctor earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Millikin University in 2010. There she formally studied saxophone with Dr. Perry Rask. In 2010,she competed in and won the prestigious Hollis Prize. Through this award, she played at the Harold Washington Library Auditorium in Chicago for a live performance in their concert series. In addition to her saxophone studies, she formally studied cello with Professor Amy Flores, Sarah Biber, and Amanda Wen. This gave her the opportunity to play in the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra and the Urbana Pops Orchestra.
Ms. Doctor is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Saxophone Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Colorado Boulder. There, she is a graduate teaching assistant and studies with Professor Tom Myer.
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