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Stephanie Neumann
Special Projects
On staff member since 2018, STEPHANIE NEUMANN is thrilled to work for such a phenomenal and exciting ensemble! A composer, saxophonist/vocalist, conductor, and educator, she earned an MA in Music Composition from Mills College, BA in Music from Miami University, and a certificate for Audio Engineering from The Recording Workshop, and worked with groups that include Voci, Portato Portato, Mills Performing Group, and Risa Juraslow & Dancers. A member of both the Oak Wind Saxophone Quartet and Sl(e)ight Ensemble, she is also a singer-songwriter, audio/video editor and sound designer, and a music teacher.

Brennan Stokes
Publicity & Design
Emerging composer, pianist, tenor, and teacher BRENNAN STOKES earned a Bachelor’s of Music in Piano Performance from Pacific Union College and has been active in playing and singing in school ensembles and church choirs throughout his education. He earned his Master’s Degree in Music Composition at the SF Conservatory of Music in the studio of David Garner. He has had masterclasses in piano with Leon Bates and Sonstraud Speidel and in composition with Jack Perla and David Conte.

Jenny Ma
Chinese-Canadian pianist Jenny Ma is an emerging artist currently located in the Bay Area, recognized for her passion and versatility. She is an avid chamber musician and collaborator, working with both instrumentalists and vocalists and has performed in North America, Europe, and Asia. She holds a Bachelor of Music in piano performance and psychology from the University of British Columbia and a Master of Music degree in piano performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She is currently finishing up a postgraduate degree in piano performance at SFCM under the tutelage of Paul Hersh.