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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.

Esther Kim
A native of the Bay Area, ESTHER KIM is an emerging violinist recognized as an artist with passion, musical versatility and a warm sound. Esther has been selected to perform in prestigious venues across the United States, including Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Kennedy Center, Herbst Theatre and California Theatre. She currently holds her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music from the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, and has been selected to receive the J.C. Van Hulsteyn Award and Artistic Excellence.