Stephanie G. Pieczynski is a composer, oboist, and music teacher currently residing in Tallahassee, Florida. Her music has been performed throughout the world at various festivals, conferences, and recitals, including: Tempo New Music Ensemble annual concert, Florida State University's Biannual New Music Festival, University of Nebraska Kearney New Music Festival, Midwest Composer's Symposium, Collegiate Composer's Conference, University of Alabama Huntsville New Music Festival, Iowa Celebration of Women Composers, and New Music on the Bayou. She completed a residency at the Hambidge Center for Creative Arts and Sciences in the summer of 2016. She has recently given presentations of her music at Northern Illinois University, the University of Puget Sound, and the Great Lakes Steel Band Festival.
Pieczynski received her BM in music composition from Northern Illinois University in 2010. During this time, she studied composition with Ted Hatmaker, Robert Fleisher, and David Maki. She performed on oboe and steelpan in numerous ensembles, was awarded the Dean's Award from the College of Visual and Performing Arts, and was named in 2009-2010's "Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges." Pieczynski holds graduate degrees from the University of Iowa (MA, 2012), studying under David Gompper, and Florida State University (DMA, 2015), studying under Ladislav Kubik. During her studies at Florida State, she served as Vice President, President, and Secretary of the student chapter of the society of composers.
Pieczynski has recently taught music theory, aural skills, composition lessons, music appreciation, and American music at Northern Illinois University, Kishwaukee College, and the University of Florida.