sflackViolinist Stephanie Sims Flack enjoys a busy performing schedule as a freelance chamber and orchestral musician in the Washington DC metro area.

She is excited to be serving as Paragon Philharmonia’s Associate Concertmaster and Board President for its third season as Ensemble-In-Residence at Grace Episcopal Church in The Plains, Virginia and is one of the co-founders of the orchestra. Additionally, she appears on the Latin Grammy Nominated album “Tango of the Americas” as 1st violinist with Pan American Symphony Orchestra and traveled to the 2018 International Tango Festival in Medellin, Colombia where PASO was the only US orchestra invited. Other national and international orchestral engagements have included the American Pops Orchestra, Cambridge (England) Philharmonic, Ely (England) Sinfonia (Leader), Arizona Opera and Baton Rouge Symphony.

Stephanie is in demand as a workshop clinician and performer, has co-directed of the Greater Washington Suzuki Institute and has served as Board Chair for the Suzuki Association of the Greater Washington Area.

She received her Bachelor of Music degree in violin performance from Louisiana State University and Master of Arts degree from Indiana University. She has also continued her education at the bi-annual Starling-Delay Juilliard Symposium on violin studies in New York.

She has directed and performed on tours to England, Italy, Austria and Germany with Washington Preludio and looks forward to upcoming tours planned to England the summer of 2024.

Stephanie co-teaches and manages Northern Virginia Preludio Strings and maintains a private violin studio at her home in Alexandria, Virginia where she resides with husband, Sean, daughters, Emily and Shannon and dogs Winnie, Bandit and Pepper.