Stephanie Numan Scholman began playing the violin at age 5, at the Hamilton Suzuki School of Music, and piano at age 9. She quickly became involved in chamber music and, at age 10, she joined the Hamilton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra playing with them for five years, the last year as concertmaster. She later played with the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra and the National Youth Orchestra.
She completed her ARCT in violin performance and a Bachelor of Music in Performance at the University of Toronto, where she studied with internationally renowned violin teacher Lorand Fenyves, professor emeritus. Since graduating, Stephanie has been teaching Suzuki violin, and has played with several orchestras in the GTA.
She was co-concert master of the Milton Philharmonic Orchestra for 2 years, and is currently concertmaster for the Southern Ontario Lyric Opera Company orchestra.
About five years ago, she took up the viola, and is now principal violist of the Rose Orchestra Brampton, Oakville Chamber Orchestra, and Masterworks of Oakville.
Stephanie lives in Burlington with her husband Mike and children Jeffrey, Jordan, and Robyn.