Jessica Stephens is a graduate of Putnam City High School, and is an alum of the Oklahoma Youth Orchestra program. Ms. Stephens studied cello with Greg Sauer at the University of Oklahoma where she received her bachelors of music education. Prior to graduating Ms. Stephens served as a teacher with the ASTA string project, and was awarded the College of Education’s Outstanding Intern in Music Education major award. This is Ms. Stephens’ ninth year as orchestra director at Capps Middle School, and Central Elementary, in the Putnam City school district.
Professionally Ms. Stephens has served as the 7th grade orchestra chair for the North Central Honors Orchestra, and a Co-Chair for the All OMEA Orchestra. In addition to her work with the Oklahoma Youth Orchestras, she maintains a private cello studio.