Stephanie Nottke is a native Marion county musician. Ms. Nottke has worked with many middle school and high school band programs locally and in the surrounding central Florida areas as a woodwind technician. Prior to becoming an educator, Ms. Nottke performed for the Ocala Civic Theatre, private events and symposiums. Additionally, she gave private lessons while finishing her music degree for flute and saxophone to students of all ages. Ms. Nottke earned her bachelors degree in music education from the University of South Florida were she performed on flute in the top Wind Ensemble. She is currently the band director at Citrus Springs Middle School in Citrus county and is an active member of the Florida Band Masters Association and Florida Music Education Association. Ms. Nottke has experience teaching students from the primary, secondary and high school levels as well as adults picking up an instrument for the first time! She has taught in private studios, schools and community centers throughout Central Florida. When Ms. Nottke is not teaching, she is enjoying the outdoors with her two children and furthering herself in the music education field.