Phone: 412-833-1600 Ext. 4057


Degrees and Certifications:

Duquesne University with a B.S. in Music Education Post-baccalaureate studies in Gifted Education at Millersville University Short Study abroad (Voice, Italian) at at the Lorenzo de’ Medici school in Viterbo Italy Certified Feierabend teacher in the First Steps in Music, and Conversational Solfege Level I and Level II Methods Orff Level I Training completed at Villanova University (University of the Arts Program)

Mrs. Shoemaker

Greetings!  My name is Mrs. Shoemaker.  I am excited to see our Baker students for another wonderful year of making music!  2023-2024 is my 3rd year at Baker Elementary, 11th year as a teacher at Upper St. Clair, and 14th year teaching Music in Pennsylvania public schools.

Facts About Mrs. Shoemaker
Instruments: I have been playing the piano for 30 years, violin for 29 and have studied under Eileen Kim (Philadelphia Chamber Orchestra) 2002-2005, Charles and Rachel Stegeman (Duquesne University) 2005-2009, voice from 2002-2005 Kathy Wagner (Opera Company of Philadelphia), 2008-2009 with Guenko Guechev (Duquesne University) and also play guitar, ukulele, and additional string instruments

Family: I am married and we live nearby to USC in Bethel Park.
Pets: One cat, "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

Phone: 412-833-1600 Ext. 4057
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