Sheryl Bowhay

Band | Instrumental

Sheryl Bowhay holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from the University of Saskatchewan, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Conducting from the University of Calgary. She specializes in instrumental music education and has taught both bands and orchestras at the middle school and high school levels in Alberta and Ontario.

Ms. Bowhay has been acknowledged for her leadership in teaching and the arts. She actively participates on committees and boards at the local, provincial, and international level. Sheryl served various roles on the Board of Directors of the Alberta Band Association, including President, she is the founding President of the Ontario Band Association, and is a Past President of the International Bandmasters Fraternity, Phi Beta Mu. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and the Winspear Centre for Music.

Ms. Bowhay is active as an adjudicator, guest conductor and clinician. She has performed in community bands and orchestras throughout her life, and in 2017-2018 had the opportunity to perform with the Banda del Centre de Musical de Xábia in Spain. Sheryl believes that music creates community and is a passionate advocate for music education in our society.