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Music educator

Sharon Sue Jackson, music educator. Recipient Exemplary Service Award, Vincennes University, 2002, Five Year Service Award, Great Lakes Music Camp, 1995.


Jackson, Sharon Sue was born on November 26, 1962 in Robinson, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Myrl William and Ellen Marie (Wright) Jackson.


Bachelor of Science in music education, Indiana State University, 1984. Master of Science in Museum Performance, Indiana State University, 1986.


Adjunct percussion instructor Vincennes University, 1986—1988, assistant professor music, assistant director bands, 1988—1989, assistant professor music, director bands, 1989—1994, associate professor music, director bands, since 1994. Adjunct percussion techniques instructor St. Mary of the Woods College, 1988. Adjunct percussion instructor Lincoln Trail College, Robinson, Illinois, 1988—1990.

Visiting assistant professor music Indiana State University, since 1990. Percussion instructor, staff member Vincennes-Lincoln High School, Indiana, South Knox High School, Vincennes. Percussionist Philharmonia A Vent (professional wind ensemble), Terre Haute, Vincennes University Faculty Jazz Ensemble, Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra.

Percussion instructor, staff member Fountain Central High School, Veedersburg, Indiana. Instructor, staff member Great Lakes Music Camp. Guest conductor Indiana All State Musical Percussion Ensemble, staff member, 2007—2008.


  • Other Work

    • Performer, clinician George Crumb's Macrocosmos III - Music for a Summer Evening, 2002 Music Teachers National Association National Convention.


In modern culture the ability to make decisions and choose our own path in life has extremely high value. But through the faith we voluntarily surrender to God in love and joy.


The state should not attempt to control the church, nor should the church seek to dominate the state. The separation of church and state should not be misconstrued as the abolition of all religious expression from public life.


In a society where self-interest and hypocrisy are often seen as dominating, the Christians should nurture and promote values and purposes that are beyond us.


Member Caribbean Consort Steel Drum Band, Terre Haute. Member of North America Steel Band Association, American Federation Musicians, Women Band Directors International, Indiana Bandmasters Association, Percussive Arts Society (Indiana chapter past secretary-treasurer since 2002), Indiana Music Educators Association, Music Educators National Conference (founder, faculty advisor Vincennes University collegiate chapter), Knox County Music Directors Association (life), Pi Kappa Lambda, Sigma Alpha Iota (life).


  • Other Interests

    Travel, sports.


Myrl William Jackson

Ellen Marie (Wright) Jackson