Cheryl Sharrock earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Central College, Pella, Iowa. She did her graduate work in piano performance at Louisiana State University. Her musical career includes being a church music director, composing, arranging and accompanying choirs, vocal and instrumental recitals, operas and musicals. For 15 years, she homeschooled her two children. Cheryl and her husband, Jim are both adjunct faculty at the Keene State College music department. They reside in Harrisville, NH.