Stephanie Kreutz, soprano, teaches voice in the Boston area. A native of San Diego, she received her Masters of Music in Vocal Performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music and her Bachelors in Music and English at Tufts University. She also spent a semester studying opera abroad in Milan, Italy.
Stephanie teaches many styles, including classical, opera, musical theater, jazz, and pop. She has a passion for passing her love of music to her students, and she has taught beginner through advanced students from age five through adult. She aims for her students to become confident performers who use a healthy technique to produce a beautiful, free sound and to communicate through music. She motivates her students to enjoy the process of finding their best sound and to feel pride in their improvements.
Stephanie also works as a director and choreographer. Shows she has directed include Mozart's The Impresario and Gilbert and Sullivan's Ruddigore. While living in Cleveland, she founded Great Lakes Light Opera (GLLO), an opera outreach group. For GLLO she directed and choreographed two one-act comedic operas in English. She has also directed musical theater shows for elementary school children and has experience putting together talent shows and musical reviews.
Stephanie has extensive performing experience. Her opera roles include Gertrude (die Mutter) in Hänsel und Gretel, Emily in Ned Rorem’s Our Town, and Countess in Le nozze di Figaro. Musical theater roles include Josephine "Ma" Strong in Urinetown and Mrs. Potts in Beauty and the Beast.