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“Where love is deep, much can be accomplished” – Dr Shinichi Suzuki

Stephanie (Bramble)Chevalier is a  Suzuki Piano and Classical Voice Instructor, mezzo soprano and an Early Music specialist. She attended The American University and St Mary's College of Maryland ( a public honors college) where she studied Piano and Vocal performance and Graduate studies at The Cincinnati Conservatory of Music where she studied Opera.  Ms Chevalier has 35 years of teaching experience from preschool through College preparatory and undergraduate level. She is a registered Suzuki Piano Instructor having completed both short term and apprentice programs and a sought after vocal instructor and coach.

Former positions include:Charleston Academy of Music Voice, Piano and Theory Instructor. Levine School of Music Assistant Voice Faculty Chair, Suzuki Piano, Theory and Voice Instructor, as well as, Voice Class Grant recipient for Program Development; Prince Georges Community College Chair for Applied Suzuki Studies including Piano, Violin, Cello, Harp ,Guitar and Flute.  At The College of Southern Maryland, she was a Voice Instructor and Summer Musical Theatre Camp Coordinator, as well as choreographer. Ms. Bramble has taught Summer Workshops at The University of Miami (Florida), Beaver College, Shenandoah Conservatory,Westminster Choir College, The College of Southern Maryland and Catholic University. She  also served on the Executive Board for the MTACC as Vice President as well as, the Fall Festival/Monster Concert Chair. 
Ms Chevalier has been a frequent soloist in the Washington, DC area and sang with the Washington Opera for 10 Seasons as well as Opera Vivente, The Washington Savoyards, The Little Theatre of Alexandria, The Lyceum and the Church of The Epiphany Concert series, The In Series as well as, The Des Moines Metro Opera to name a few. She made her European Opera debut in 1998 and spent 2 Seasons with The Opera Theatre of Lucca, Italy. She was a regional finalist in the Metropolitan Opera Council Auditions and the winner of the Colonial Dames Scholarship (piano) Competition.
She is the former Piano Division Chair or the Suzuki Association of The Greater Washington Area where she also served on the Board of Directors. Ms Chevalier is also the former Director of The Suzuki Piano Institute of Washington DC, and the Suzuki Piano Workshop of Washington DC.  
 
She is an active member of AGMA, NATS,MTNA,VMTA,NVMTA,NGPT,SAGWA, SAA, CMTA and SCMTA, MSMTA. Ms.Bramble is the former National Piano Guild Chair for Fairfax/Northern Va and Sang with the Charleston Renaissance Ensemble in Charleston, South Carolina.
 
Ms Chevalier currently resides in Baltimore, Md (Patterson Park) where she teaches Suzuki Piano and Classical Voice both live at her home studio and online to students globally.