Stephanie Westney, D.M.A.

Professor of Instruction, Violin, Music

Stephanie Westney, D.M.A.



Stephanie Teply Westney is a Senior Lecturer of Violin at The University of Texas at San Antonio. She has also held positions at Texas Lutheran University and San Antonio College.

Dr. Westney is an active performer, coach, and teacher, and especially enjoys performing solo recitals, chamber music, and new music. Dr. Westney has been a member of the San Antonio Symphony since 2005, the Sunriver (OR) Music Festival since 2006, and has performed with the San Antonio Opera, Austin Symphony, Austin Lyric Opera, Waco Symphony, Mid-Texas Symphony, Huntsville (AL) Symphony, Wallingford (CT) Symphony, Victoria Bach Festival orchestra, and numerous chamber music ensembles. She also maintains a private Suzuki violin studio.

She holds degrees in Violin Performance from the University of Texas at Austin, Yale University, and Vanderbilt University and attended Interlochen Arts Academy. Her principal teachers include Brian Lewis, Wendy Sharp, Christian Teal, Connie Heard, Julia Bushkova, and Joan Rooney.



  • Private Instruction - Violin


B.M., Vanderbilt University

M.M., Yale University

D.M.A., The University of Texas at Austi

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