Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Stephanie San Roman
Mrs. San Roman is the Director of Bands at Oswego High School. She conducts the Wind Symphony, assists with the Wind Ensemble, and co-directs the Symphonic Band, Symphonic Winds, Concert Band, Chamber Winds and the Panther Marching Band. Mrs. San Roman received her Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from the University of Illinois in 2006 and a Master’s in Music Education from Vandercook College of Music in 2010. She began her teaching career at Oswego High School as Associate Director of Bands in 2006 and became Director of Bands in 2009. Bands under her direction have been selected to perform at the Illinois Music Educators Association All State Conference, the Superstate Band Festival at the University of Illinois, the WIU Showcase of Bands, and the Music for All National Concert Band and Chamber Music Festivals. Mrs. San Roman was a first runner up in the 2012 National Band Association Young Conductor Mentor Project Competition. She also studied under Dr. Mallory Thompson in the 2011 Northwestern Summer Conducting and Wind Music Symposium. She has articles published in both the Illinois Music Educator and The Instrumentalist along with her guidebook Score Study Fundamentals for the School Band Director. Mrs. San Roman holds seven Citations of Excellence from the National Band Association. Her professional memberships include the Illinois Music Educators Association, National Association for Music Educators, The National Band Association, Phi Beta Mu International Bandmasters Fraternity, and Women Band Directors International. She lives in Oswego with her husband, Juan, and their children Sophia, Santiago, and Estefania.