Stephanie Caulder

  • Stephanie CaulderProfessor

    Department Chair


    Contact Information

    Cogswell 103



    Applied Oboe

    Class Woodwinds

    Music History

    Concert Band


    DM, Florida State University

    MM, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

    BA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro


    Stephanie Caulder, a native of Wilmington, N.C., is professor of Music and department chair at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She earned the DM in oboe performance from Florida State University, and the MM in multiple woodwind performance and BA in Music from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Dr. Caulder’s primary performance teachers include Eric Ohlsson, Ashley Barret, and James Prodan, oboe; Kelly Burke, clarinet; and John Locke and James Croft, conducting.

    Dr. Caulder has performed with many orchestras and chamber ensembles throughout Pennsylvania and the southeast, including the Johnstown Symphony, Altoona Symphony, Tallahassee Symphony, Pensacola Symphony, Southeastern Chamber Orchestra, Opera a la carte, Greensboro Symphony, Charlotte Philharmonic, Charlotte Repertory, and the Wilmington Symphony Orchestras. She has also appeared with artists such as Bernadette Peters, Mannheim Steamroller, Cirque Musica, Joshua Bell, Denyce Graves, Frank Sinatra, Jr., and Marvin Hamlisch.

    Dr. Caulder is a member of the International Double Reed Society and was an invited artist/presenter at the 2003, 2007, 2008, and 2012 IDRS conferences. Her discography includes 10 commercial recordings as principal oboist with the Keystone Wind Ensemble; a Koch International recording of Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Ellen Taaffe Zwilich’s concertos with the Kalichstein/Laredo/Robinson trio and Michael Stern, conductor; and a 2013 Klavier Music Productions release, Five in the Sun (K 11193) as oboist with the Keystone Chamber Players.  

    As an active scholar and adjudicator, Dr. Caulder has written articles for the North Carolina Music Educators Journal and the Double Reed, the publication for the International Double Reed Society. Dr. Caulder is an active member of the International Double Reed Society, PMEA, MENC, College Music Society, and Pi Kappa Lambda and is a national honorary member of Delta Omicron.