Stephanie Aguilar was born and raised in the Houston area. She began her violin studies at age 5 and her cello studies at age 14. She has been able to apply and transfer her skills to Viola and Double Bass. Throughout her public school years, she has participated and won awards and honors in UIL solo and ensemble competitions, switching from violin, viola, cello, and double bass when needed. She was also able to perform solos with her middle and high school orchestra concerts and participated in her church music ensemble playing at every service. She has also helped with summer and fall programs with younger grades with technique and region works.
Stephanie is currently studying at the University of Houston's Moores School of Music for her Bachelor of Music with elective studies in Music Education. She studies with Anthony Kitai from the Houston Symphony, who was student of internationally acclaimed cellist Steven Doane. She has performed with the Moores School Symphony, Chamber, Opera Orchestra, and the Moores Cello Ensemble performing works at the Moores Opera House such as Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, Ravel's Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, Giulio Cesare- Italian opera, and Klengel's Hymnus for 12 cellos.
In Stephanie's free time, she loves to draw, bake, cook, and walk her dogs, Sassy and Mini-Me. Stephanie has always had a passion for music and animals. She has decided to study further in music education within violin, viola, cello and double bass. She is excited for each of her students to learn along with her.