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Music educator , musician

Shirley Willink Wilson, music educator, musician. Certified teacher New York, 1977, Connecticut, 1978, Pennsylvania, 2002. Recipient Teacher of Year, Bloomfield Public Schools, 1996, Recognition award, Elementary & Middle School Principals' Association Connecticut, 1998; grantee Professional grant for workshop for music teachers, Connecticut Music Educators Association, 1996.

Background

Wilson, Shirley Willink was born on January 16, 1946 in Corry, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Raymond Leon and Doris Marie Willink.

Education

Bachelor of Music, Houghton College, New York, 1967. Master of Science, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, 1993.

Career

Teacher Pioneer Central School, Yorkshire, New York, 1967—1973. Piano teacher private, Hartford, Connecticut, 1974. Long-term subordinate teacher Newington Public Schools, 1974.

Teacher Bloomfield Public Schools, 1974—2001. Church organist Calvary Church, West Hartford, 1978—2001. Music associate, organist First Presbyterian Church of Covenant, Erie, Pennsylvania, since 2005.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher New York, 1977, Connecticut, 1978, Pennsylvania, 2002.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Presbyterian Association of Musicians, Christian Educators Association International (president Greater Hartford Chapter 1986—2001, board directors 1995—2004, secretary of board directors 1998—2001), American Choral Directors Association, Music Educators National Conference.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Counted cross stitch.

Connections

Married Dean Kenneth Wilson, July 6, 1968.

father:
Raymond Leon

mother:
Doris Marie Willink

spouse:
Dean Kenneth Wilson