Stevie Greenwell is a musician, educator, and mentor working around the bay area. She works to connect people to their voice both musically and emotionally. Stevie believes everyone has the right to sing and that the voice can be a tool of reflection and expression to help us learn who we are and what we want to express to the world. Stevie came to Girls Leadership through teaching at the Summer Program and is now an educator in the East and North Bay.
Stevie performs with the Thrive Choir, Jazz Mafia Choral Syndicate and other artists around the Bay Area. She is the founder and director of the Thrive Community Choir and is the artistic director for the Diablo Women’s Chorale. Stevie facilitates choir retreats to help groups connect to each other, improve communication, and grow musically. She works with and clinics other choirs around the bay. She is an artist in residence for the non-profit, “Youth in Arts”. During the summers, she is faculty at Stanford Jazz Camp and is part of the senior voice faculty at the Marin-based singing camp, “Own the Mic”, voted best in the Bay by Parents’ Press in 2015.
Stevie Greenwell was the Director of Vocal Studies at Marin School of the Arts (MSA), a public arts high school. Throughout her time at MSA, her award-winning program doubled in size and flourished. In 2016 she was awarded the “Golden Bell” for outstanding teaching in California. She is a Tauber Fellow and received grant funding to develop unique Holocaust Education approaches for high school students.