Phone: 412-833-1600 Ext. 4057


Degrees and Certifications:

Duquesne University with a B.S. in Music Education

Mrs. Shoemaker

This is my first year at Baker Elementary School and I have been a music teacher for over 10 years. My first three years were spent in a district prior to USC, teaching a mix of Elementary General Music, 6th grade General Music, K-12 Gifted, and K-12 Strings. Prior to this year I taught 5th-12 grade Orchestra for 7 years at Boyce, Fort Couch, and the High School.

Facts About Mrs. Shoemaker

Education: I graduated from Duquesne University with a B.S. in Music Education.  Following the spring semester, I studied abroad for a brief time at the Lorenzo de’ Medici school in Viterbo Italy, studying voice under Guenko Guechev.  I completed additional post-baccalaureate classes in Gifted Education through Millersville University.

Family: I am married and have one younger sister.

Pets: One tortoiseshell cat named Cassie

Hobbies: Crafting, painting, beading, knitting, playing instruments, singing, composing, biking, and traveling

Favorite Music: All genres and styles of music!

Favorite Musical: Into the Woods