Pianist & Composer
Stephens plays it all as if with a smile on her face and in her fingers. Stunning finger work, effortlessly negotiated.Colin Clarke, Fanfare Magazine
Instantly embraceable jazzIndy Star
A formidable originator of new music. This is the future of instrumental jazzMichael Nastos, All Music Guide
Contemporary jazz that is passionate, innovative, engaging and witty….The biggest star on the disc is Stephens, whom I've never met but whose playing is so warm and intimate I feel like I'm best friends with her already.Steve Hammer, Nuvo
This one is a gem.Peter Westbrook, jazzreview.com
Stephens is a very prolific and melodic composer who is able to allure you with a sophisticated, appealing feel.Chuck Workman, WTPI-FM
Stephens suggests Keith Jarrett on the keysAdam Greenburg, All Music Guide
Amy’s Becoming: Suite for Solo Piano in Seven Movements was awarded runner-up in the SMP Press Solo Composition Competition, Nov 2019—very honored to have placed in this national competition!
Amy was awarded the coveted ‘Nationally Certified Teacher of Music’ designation (N.C.T.M.) by Music Teachers National Association, Oct 2019—a huge affirmation!
Inquietude from Amy’s Becoming: Suite for Solo Piano in Seven Movements won first place in the MTAC Composer’s Today statewide competition, June 2019 and was featured on the winners and 20th-century music concerts at the state convention.
Amy is currently writing a new suite for piano…stay tuned!