Stephanie took up violin at the age of 4. She received a music scholarship to Perth Modern School and completed her Bachelor of Music Performance with 1st Class Honours at the University of WA, studying with Paul Wright. Upon graduating, she received the Edith Cowan Prize for Best Instrumental Performer, as well as the Vose Memorial Prize for Best Solo Performance with an orchestra in two consecutive years.
Following her graduation Stephanie performed with the Australian Youth Orchestra from 2002 to 2004 touring both Australia and Europe in the position of principal 2nd violin. Since her time with AYO, Stephanie has worked with several orchestras including the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Victoria and the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. She has recorded chamber music on ABC's Young Australia Program, performed at the Shanghai international Arts Festival, recorded Troy Roberts' XenDen Suite for Double Quartet (jazz quartet and string quartet), and given numerous solo and chamber performances across Australia.
In 2010 and 2011 Stephanie attended summer music academies in the UK and Austria where she had the opportunity to study with Thomas Riebel, Eszter Haffner and Igor Ozim. Stephanie also enjoys tutoring, having worked with students at schools such as Presbyterian Ladies College, St Mary’s Anglican Girls School, Wesley College and Penrhos College.