Dr. Stephanie Meyer (soprano) began teaching voice at the UMKC Community Music and Dance Academy in 2011. Her previous roles include Queen of the Night (Die Zauberflöte),  Le feu and Le rossignol (L’enfant et les Sortilèges), Mrs. Fiorentino (Street Scene), La Fée (Cendrillon), Bastienne (Bastien unt Bastienne), Madam Herz (Der Schauspieldirektor), Barbarina (Le Nozze Di Figaro), Tytania (A Midsummer Night’s dream), the title role of Donizetti’s Rita, and Maria (West Side Story). Meyer holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from South Dakota State University and a Master of Music from University of Nebraska­‐Lincoln and a Doctorate of Musical Arts from University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory. 

Dr. Meyer’s recent interdisciplinary project, Moving Songs, celebrates diversity in the arts with seven songs by André Previn and Toni Morrison.  This collaborative performance features Lee D. Thompson (piano), Qizhen Liu (cello), John E. Roberts (choreographer), Phoebe Perry and DaJuan Johnson (dancers) and photography from the Nelson-Atkins’ exhibit, Through The Lens: Visions of African American Experience, 1950-1970.