Sallie Baldwin has been SMP’s Education Director since August 2013. Her current duties include the planning and oversight of the music curriculum for SMP and leading after-school sessions with students at all locations. Sallie works directly with students and volunteers, teaches general music classes, directs our ensembles and organizes student recitals. As a professional percussionist, Sallie has performed with the Oakland-Pontiac Symphony, Robert Hohner Percussion Ensemble, Mesa City Band and Mesa Community Orchestra. Sallie earned a Bachelor's of Music Education from Central Michigan University and Master's of Music in conducting from Oakland University. Sallie has taught instrumental and choral music in Arizona public schools since 1997.