Creating Space to Sing
11:00 - 11:50 AM • Aqua Room
Stefanie Weigand is a graduate of Ithaca College’s Musical Theatre program. She has toured nationally with Story Salad children’s theatre company and performed with the New York Choral Society. Since moving to Vermont, she has appeared as a vocalist, pianist, and music director for various organizations including TURNmusic, the Vermont Philharmonic, Stowe Theatre Guild, Cafe Noir Productions, Lyric Theatre, Music-COMP, the Green Mountain Mahler Festival, Burlington Civic Symphony Orchestra, and the Green Mountain Opera Festival. Stefanie had the pleasure of portraying Bobbie in the Nielsen/Budbill opera, “A Fleeting Animal” and her background vocals can also be heard on a number of albums released through Lane Gibson studios and Lovetown Recording.
Stefanie enjoys working as a presenter, clinician, and guest conductor. She currently serves as the ACDA Eastern Region Youth Choir R&R Chair, Past President and Membership Chair of the VT-ACDA, and is the choral director at Harwood Union Middle and High School in central Vermont where she teaches MS and HS chorus, acting, and conducts two honors ensembles (I Cantori and Harwood Vocal Jazz). She was also the 2014 recipient of the VMEA’s Outstanding New Music Educator Award.