Lupo, Stephanie

Stephanie Lupo (b. 1989)

A dynamic performer, teacher, and scholar, Dr. Stephanie Lupo is the flute professor at Olivet Nazarene University. She teaches individual and group flute lessons, Flute Choir, Flute Literature and Pedagogy, the full Music History curriculum, class piano, and Body Mapping lessons. She is also the Woodwind Coach of the Kankakee Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra. Prior to these appointments, she has served as flute faculty at the Dorian Summer Music Camps, and she was a teaching assistant at the University of Iowa and the University of Akron. As a Licensed Body Mapping Educator, Dr. Lupo has presented at the international Association for Body Mapping Conference, and she teaches a five-day Body Mapping course at the ONU School of Music Summer Camp. Dr. Lupo is principal flute of the Kankakee Valley Symphony Orchestra, a member of the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra, and she can be heard on the Albany Records label. As a chamber musician, she plays regularly in the KVSO Woodwind Quintet and her flute duo, Whisper Tones. She was also principal piccolo of the Wheaton Symphony Orchestra and co-principal flute and piccolo of the Ohio Light Opera. She holds a DMA in flute performance and pedagogy with a secondary area in music theory from the University of Iowa. Her thesis won the 2022 NFA Graduate Research Competition. She earned an MM from the University of Akron and a BM from Bradley University. Her primary flute teachers include Nicole Esposito, George Pope, and Kyle Dzapo, and her main ABME teachers include Amy Likar and Kelly Mollnow Wilson.