Sharon Evans has been teaching music since 1983 and has been teaching TK-3 music at Capistrano USD since 2015. Evans received a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from Westminster Choir College (Princeton, New Jersey), and completed her California Clear Credential at California State University San Marcos. Her principal instrument is voice, although she also plays the piano, trumpet and guitar. Over the years, she has taught K-12 music in both public and private schools with an emphasis on choral music and music appreciation in Massachusetts and California. She has also has been ringing and directing handbell groups for over 30 years and was delighted to start handbell programs in grades 4-12 at most of her schools.
In 2011, she received the regional California Association of Music Educators (CMEA) Outstanding General Music Educator Award (Southern Border Section) for inspiring students to the highest levels of music education, appreciation, and performance along with the FORTISSIMO Choice Award for excellence in music education. In 2012 she received the CMEA Peripole-Bergerault State General Music Educator Award, honoring excellence in general classroom music education. Evans was a member of the San Diego Master Chorale for many years and has performed solos and participated in voice recitals. She served as a Guitars In the Classroom (GITC) teacher and President and board member for the San Diego American Orff Schulwerk Association Chapter.