Kelli Brown Stephens is an active recitalist, teacher, adjudicator and clinician. She has served for over 20 years on the music faculty at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon and maintains a private studio in Portland. Her students have won many awards in local, national, and international competitions. Her principal studies were with Paul Parmelee and James Cook, and she coached with Mark Westcott, Gyorgy Sebok and Storm Bull, a student of Bartok. She received a Master of Music from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Bachelor of Music from Willamette University, both degrees in piano performance.