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Stephanie Jeter, Lecturer
Program/Dept: Kentucky Center for Traditional Music
Degrees, Licensures and Certifications: BS from Milligan College, and a DPT from East Tennessee State University
BioDr. Stephanie Jeter has been playing and performing classical music since she was a young child in East Tennessee, however became drawn to old-time music while enrolled in the East Tennessee State University Bluegrass, Old-Time, and Country Music Studies program. She has her doctoral degree in physical therapy and has a special interest in performing arts medicine. As a musician, she has traveled with the ETSU Old-Time Pride Band to the Czech Republic performing traditional Appalachian string band music, as well as performed regionally in East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia at venues such as The Carter Fold, Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion, and both nationally and locally on television and radio shows. She teaches autoharp and introductory ensemble at Morehead State University and performs regularly with her old-time band The Empty Bottle String Band.