Stephanie Wicker-Emery started music lessons at age 5. Fascinated by the piano from early on, she studied classically through age 21, culminating in a music degree from Western Washington University where she was a piano performance major. Upon leaving WWU, she moved to Seattle, taught herself guitar and went on to play in numerous bands in Seattle as either the singer/songwriter, keyboardist, guitarist, or some combination of the three. Stephanie also performed backing vocals on a couple tracks for Long Winters (the band that John Roderick went on to start after the Western State Hurricanes).
Her career as a Seattle musician spans over 20 years, and Stephanie continues to play music with her band Like Lightning and is a full-time private music teacher in Seattle. Like Lightning has a full length release in production.
Seattle bands that Stephanie has played with include:
Ministry of Love – keys and backing vocals 1991-93
Ars Poetica – vocals 1992-94
Moonshine – vocals, songwriter, guitarist 1993-96
Algae – vocals, songwriter, guitarist 1995-98
Western State Hurricanes – guitar and vocals 1998-1999
Acetylene – vocals, songwriter, guitarist 1999-2001
Orbiter – keys, guitar and backing vocals 2001-2003
Like Lightning – vocals, keys and guitar, songwriter 2009 – present
These Streets Interview
|Ars Poetica||Ars Poetica||1993|
|Acetylene||Which Way From Up
|Orbiter||Sparks on a String||2002|
Also, find various recordings from Moonshine & Algae here: http://www.myspace.com/stephaniewicker/music/songs