Sharon Cathey, M.A.Ed.

Adjunct Professor, Music Education
Phone: (626) 222-5829
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Sharon Cathey, M.A.Ed., teaches general music, choir, and instrumental music to more than 700 elementary students each week in area public schools. This provides a rich resource that she uses to help the students in her APU course Music in the Elementary Schools. Cathey’s experience includes teaching private piano and flute lessons, accompanying on the piano for a variety of church and community choirs, and managing the Civic Youth Orchestra in San Diego, California.


  • M.A.Ed.
  • B.A., Music Theory


  • California Teaching Credential (Single Subject, Music)
  • CLAD certification

Academic Areas

  • School of Music (College of Music and the Arts)
  • College of Music and the Arts

Courses Taught

  • MUS 432 – Music in the Elementary Schools