Stephanie Galipeau

Stephanie Galipeau

"I value people for who they are, not what they are."

Age: 22

Division: Music: BM Viola

Graduation Year: 2016

Hometown: Red Deer, Alberta, Canada

Pets: Franklin, a miniature schnauzer, and Gingie, a bichon shih tzu who are both at home in Canada!

Favorite Food: Constantly in flux.

When did you begin playing music?
I began violin lessons when I was 9 in the Suzuki Method, and switched to viola when I was 18 while in my first of two years at The Victoria Conservatory of Music in Victoria, BC Canada.

If you could be in another division, what would it be?
I would love to be in the dance division! I started dancing when I was very little and it was a huge part of my life until I was 17, when I decided to pursue music.

What do you miss most about Canada?
Family, friends, and the seemingly endless blue canvas that is Alberta’s sky.

What is a hobby of yours?
Iyengar Yoga, writing and caring for my plants!

If you could have a superpower what would it be? Teleportation.

What inspires you?
Nature, my teachers, fellow artists and close friends and family.

Describe your perfect day in New York.
Waking up early, taking a yoga class, practicing, brunch with some friends at one of my favourite places, and (because it would be a warm and sunny day of course) exploring an area of the city don’t know very well seeing where my feet take me.

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