Stephanie Blaha, Assistant PrincipalHorn

Stephanie Blaha

Hometown

Crystal Lake, IL

When did you join the Grant Park Music Festival?

2010

Where did you study?

Northwestern University

What were your earliest connections to music?

My parents are musicians and have always been a great source of inspiration for me, so I'm sure even before I was born!

What do you enjoy most about being a musician?

Music teaches so many important principles of life, such as creativity, discipline, dedication, and love - music is how I met my husband!

If you could chat with any musical figure (dead or alive) who would it be?

Mahler

When you’re not busy rehearsing and performing, what are some of your favorite non-musical Chicago summertime activities?

I'm a born and raised White Sox fan, so hopefully going to some games!