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musician , freelance/self-employed educator

Cheryl Ann Blackley, musician, freelance/self-employed educator. Member of Utah Music Teachers Association, Music Teachers National Association, Utah Music Educators Association, Music Educators National Conference, Golden Key, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Blackley, Cheryl Ann was born on June 8, 1960 in Woods Cross, Utah, United States. Daughter of LeGrande and Patricia Green Blackley.

Education

Bachelor of Music in Secondary Education, Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, Utah State University, 1988.

Career

Sole proprietor/owner and director S & D Music Studio, Woods Cross, since 1988. Freelance musician on clarinets, saxophones, oboe/english horn & bassoon Northern Utah area, since 1988. Principal clarinet Utah State University Alumni Band, Logan, since 1984.

Orchestra manager former Westminster Chamber Orchestra, Salt Lake City, 1992—1994. Founding executive board member, orchestra manager former Intermountain Chamber Orchestra, Salt Lake City, 1994—1996. Orchestra member-reeds former Utah Musical Theatre, Ogden, 1994—2006, orchestra manager, 1999—2006, assistant music director, 2004, associate music director, conductor, 2005—2006.

Orchestra mem Utah Festival Opera Company, since 2010.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: (orchestral works) The Mist, 1993-1994, (clarinet solo) 2257 (Utah Best of Category Instrumental Composer's Guild Composition Contest, 1999), (songs) Trio Northern 1 for Flute, Oboe & Clarinet (1st place Teacher Composition Competition Utah Music Teachers Association, 1997, 3rd place music for children category Composer's Guild Composition Contest, 1995), Gently Raise the Sacred Strain, arr. For Mixed Woodwind Trio (award of merit instrumental division Latter Day Saints Church Music Competition, 1996).

Views

If a person is obedient to God’s commandments, studies His word, and has a desire to believe in Christ, faith will grow inside him.

Membership

Member of Utah Music Teachers Association, Music Teachers National Association, Utah Music Educators Association, Music Educators National Conference, Golden Key, Phi Kappa Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, gardening, off-road desert racing, cooking, baking.

Connections

father:
LeGrande Blackley

mother:
Patricia Green Blackley