|Member Since:||March 16, 2021|
|Last Visit:||September 27, 2022|
Stacey Sharpe received her Bachelor of Music degree in Violin Performance, Summa Cum Laude, from Virginia Commonwealth University where she studied violin under Susanna Klein. During her freshman year of college, Stacey was the winner of the Virginia Commonwealth University 2017 Concerto Competition. Stacey has also had the opportunity to perform at the Virginia Music Educators Association State Conference Collegiate Recital. Stacey has served as the Concert Master for the Virginia Commonwealth University Symphony and the Vice President of the Virginia Commonwealth University Collegiate Chapter of the American String Teachers Association. In addition, Stacey was selected by the VCU Music Faculty to receive the Overall Exceptional Achievement Award. She is also a member of the League of American Orchestras and the International Alliance of Women in Music. In the Fall of 2020, Stacey Sharpe was interviewed for the International Alliance of Women in Music Journal where she discussed the lack of representation in the music industry. Stacey was featured in the #myVCUarts series as well as on the National Geographic Instagram page. Stacey has performed in masterclasses for Emily Ondracek, Erika Sato, Ross Winter, and Inmo Yang, former prize winner of the Menuhin Violin Competition.
Stacey is currently pursuing her Master of Music degree in Violin Performance at Florida State University where she serves as a graduate teaching assistant to Dr. Shannon Thomas. Stacey is also the recipient of the prestigious Wilson-Auzenne Graduate Assistantship for Minorities. An avid performer, Stacey has served as Principal Second of the University Symphony Orchestra at Florida State University. She has also performed with professional ensembles such as the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, the Panama City Symphony Orchestra, and Sinfonia Gulf Coast. Passionate about educating the next generation, Stacey is also a Violin and Piano Instructor at Thomasville Road Academy of the Arts. In the future, Stacey will pursue her dreams of performing with a symphony orchestra or a chamber ensemble and educating the next generation of artists about the true beauty of music.