Sharon Coheley

Sharon Coheley is in her 18th year of teaching Choral Music at Marist School in Atlanta, Georgia. She holds the Master’s Degree in Music from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York and a bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Jacksonville State University in Alabama. Prior to teaching at Marist she held positions teaching chorus in the City of Marietta and Cobb County school systems as well as teaching band at The Walker School in Marietta.

Sharon has taught Spirit Camp in many captions. From 1980-1984, she was a flag instructor at multiple Spirit Camp locations around the country. From 1985-present she has been an instructor and now caption head for the Winds Leadership workshop of Spirit Camp.

Mrs. Coheley has instructed color guard, marching, and woodwinds at many high schools in Georgia, Alabama, and New York. She is an adjudicator for marching band contests and indoor percussion competitions in Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, and Alabama. She was a charter member of the Spirit of Atlanta Drum and Bugle Corps and has been a color guard instructor for Spirit of Atlanta and The Sounds of Central New York Drum & Bugle Corps.

In her “free” time, she is a vocal soloist and choral ensemble member at the First Baptist Church of Marietta where she also plays flute and piccolo in their orchestra.

She is a member of MENC, GMEA, ACDA, IAJE, and NATS.