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Stephanie Tennill

Assistant professor

Courses Taught

Applied Music: Voice, Voice Studio Class, Musical Theatre Performance, Musical Theatre and Opera Scenes for the Stage, Beginning Class Voice, Diction for Singers


Manhattan School of Music, M.M., Vocal Performance, 2001
Saint Louis University, B.A., Vocal Performance, 1999

Professional Experience

Teaching Experience

  • Union Avenue Opera's Young Artists' Program, Crescendo
  • Manhattan School of Music Precollege voice faculty
  • MSM Summer (Manhattan School of Music) Co-Director of Musical Theatre Studies
  • Saint Thomas Choir School Vocal Instructor and Coordinator
  • Highbridge Voices voice faculty
  • Stagecoach Theatre Arts School
Performance Credits
  • Ragtime (Union Avenue Opera)
  • Saint Louis Symphony Chorus
  • Aspen Opera Theater Center, Fellowship Artist
  • Encompass New Opera Theatre
  • Alice Tully Hall
  • Metropolitan Room
  • Lincoln Center
  • Trinity Wall Street’s Concerts at One
  • American Girls Revue (Cornelia, off-Broadway)
  • Glad To Be Unhappy (Cabaret Singer, world premiere)
Directing Credits
  • Godspell (SLU)
  • Seeing Other People (SLU)
  • Hansel and Gretel (Union Avenue Opera)
  • Rogers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, Annie, Jr., Carousel, Legally Blonde, Jr., Into the Woods, Jr. (MSM Summer, Manhattan School of Music)
  • Inventor of the VocalEase Acoustically Transparent Mask for Speech and Singing

Honors and Awards

  • Scholarly Works Honorable Mention, Non-traditional Works Category, Saint Louis University (2022)
  • Helen I. Mandeville Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in the Humanities, Saint Louis University (2022)
  • Faculty Innovation Award, Saint Louis University (2021)
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, Highbridge Voices