Cynthia Shaver received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Anderson University in 1987. Whileat AU, she performed in the Honors Recital and was the instrumental winner in the Concerto-Aria Competition. Also, she was the recipient of the Marjory Fritz Memorial Scholarship and selected for membership in Pi Kappa Lambda.

After college, she taught for two years in Blackford County, Ind., and for five years in Frederick County, Md. The middle school bands under her direction consistently received superior ratings at adjudication. From 1994-2000, Shaver was a private clarinet instructor. Her students were consistently selected for honor bands and received superior ratings at solo and ensemble festivals.

Shaver has resided in Alexandria, Ind., since 2000. In 2005, she started the White River Christian Home Educators instrumental program. Also, she has been a solo and ensemble adjudicator in Maryland and Indiana.

Since 2007, Shaver has taught the Woodwind Techniques class at AU.

BA, Anderson University