Kristin Stephenson has won numerous awards, including first prize in the International Young Artist Piano Competition in Washington, D.C. She has performed in Spain and Germany and appeared in the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, and in numerous concerts throughout the Northeast. She frequently serves as an adjudicator and presents on music literature such as Bach’s Art of Fugue and Stravinsky’s Petrouchka. An avid church pianist, she hones her skills in accompanying and improvising on traditional church hymns.
Stephenson has studied with Robert McDonald at the Juilliard School, Christopher Guzman at Penn State, and faculty of the Golandsky Institute. She was the recipient of a University Graduate Fellowship at Penn State.
Stephenson has taught on the faculties of Lycoming College and Bucknell University. Her students have won prizes at the Steinway Society of Massachusetts Piano Competition, Connecticut International Young Artist Competition, Granite State Auditions, Duquesne Young Artist National Competition, and Music Teachers National Association State Competitions.