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Stephanie Childress

Strings

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Instrument
Violin
Age
18

Stephanie is a violinist and conductor in her third year at St John’s College, University of Cambridge reading Music. She was the leader of the National Youth Orchestra for their 2015 season and in 2017, she conducted Britten’s Rape of Lucretia and Berkeley’s A Dinner Engagement, and recently conducted Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in the St John’s College Chapel. She enjoys reading French literature, solving jigsaw puzzles and listening to 70s funk bands.

Stephanie Childress' performance in the BBC Young Musician 2018 Strings Final

Includes music by Stravinsky, Clara Schumann and Enescu.