Full Name
Shannon Shaker
Job Title
Assistant Professor, Director of Bands
Grand Rapids Community College
Speaker Bio
Dr. Shannon Shaker serves as Assistant Professor, Director of Bands at Grand Rapids Community College. She was previously Director of Bands and Instrumental Music Education at Frostburg State University. She earned her DMA in Wind Conducting from Arizona State University, where her research focused on the gender imbalance of collegiate band conductors. Shannon earned her MM and BME from Central Michigan University. Before pursuing graduate studies, Dr. Shaker taught general and instrumental music to students of all ages in Colorado and Michigan public schools.