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Stephanie Fritz

Stephanie Fritz

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    A native of Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, Stephanie Ferguson (maiden name Fritz) fell in love with the robust and diverse musical life at an early age and has pursued orchestral horn, collaborative piano, choral singing, organ, and jazz trumpet throughout her education.

    Stephanie is the horn chairholder in Broadway's How To Dance In Ohio. She has also performed with Broadway's Moulin Rouge!, the Princeton, Albany, Harrisburg, Allentown, and New Haven Symphony Orchestras, Symphony in C, the Rhode Island Philharmonic, and Orchestra New England. She has shared the stage in orchestras supporting vocal artists such as Billy Ray Cyrus, Aaron Tveit, Judy Collins, Madeleine Peyroux, Ashley Loren, and JoJo Levesque.

    Stephanie completed her undergraduate studies at Rutgers University with Richard Deane and Jerry Peel and her graduate studies at Yale School of Music with William Purvis. She has spent summers at the Norfolk, Aspen, Colorado College, and Marrowstone Music Festivals. In addition to playing the horn, Stephanie has worked as an ensemble librarian, interview transcriber, and arts administrator, working with organizations such as the New York Philharmonic, Oral History of American Music, Yale Philharmonia, and Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

    When she isn't playing the horn, Stephanie enjoys reading, playing Nintendo games, and hiking.

    Professional Experience

    • Broadway
    • Regional
    • Concerts/Cabaret
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Master’s Degree

    Regions

    • NYC/Tri-State Area
    • Philadelphia/Mid-Atlantic

    Interested in touring?

    • No

    Maestra Expertise

    • Instrumentalist/Pit Musician

    Primary Instruments

    • French Horn

    Additional Instruments

    • Piano

    Software

    • Sibelius

    Additional Skills

    • Arts Administration

    Affiliations

    • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)