Music Education Services
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 Music Education Services
1041 Bonaventure Drive
Elk Grove Village, IL
60007

847-805-1800
Fax 847-805-1900 


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Music Education Services (MES) provides comprehensive band programs to elementary schools.  

Sharon Walker bio

Sharon Walker

Sharon Walker grew up in Lombard, Illinois and received her BA in Music Education at Eastern Illinois University. She began playing piano at the age of eight (8), and added Flute and Clarinet one year after that. She did not feel that band was the right fit for her for many years, but began to find her niche and love of music her freshman year of high school. Her band directors inspired her to begin to play competitively, as well as consider a formal education to one day become a teacher herself.

Sharon participated in multiple ensembles while at Eastern, including Wind Symphony, Orchestra, Marching Band, Woodwind Quintet and Flute Choir, holding many leadership roles within each ensemble. She also was (and still is) a proud member of Kappa Kappa Psi, National Honorary Band Fraternity, holding executive positions both locally and nationally. She currently leads her college’s chapter local KKPsi alumni association as president, as well. Sharon’s highlight of her collegiate career was being able to travel to Colorado Springs to perform with the National Intercollegiate Band in 2011.

Sharon has experience working with students ranging from five (5) years old to senior year in high school. Her greatest experiences working as an educator so far is watching her students grow, both academically and emotionally. In her spare time, Sharon enjoys baking, video games, scrap booking, and reading. She also enjoys listening to a wide variety of music, including disco, techno, and Irish Celtic.  She is very excited to begin her first year with Music Education Services.

 

 

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