Sheri Falcone is currently Instructor of Clarinet and Saxophone at Mississippi State University. In addition to her teaching duties, she serves as the principal clarinetist with the Starkville Symphony Orchestra, subs with the Mississippi Symphony and performs as a soloist. She has performed and presented at the College Music Society, National Association of Wind and Percussion Instructors and the International Double Reed Society at the International, National, Regional, and State levels. She is also on the board of the Mississippi Music Teachers Association as the Vice-President for the Collegiate and National Competitions. Prior to her appointment at Mississippi State University, she was a choral and general music teacher (k-6) in Syracuse, NY an assistant band director (6-12) in Charleston, SC and served as a clarinet instructor at Charleston Southern University. Her current and former students have won competitions including MMTA and MTNA (at the state level advancing to regional) Young Artist Competition and as winners of the Starkville Symphony Concerto Competition. She currently has two students teaching in Europe, one at the St. Gilgen International School in St. Gilgen, Austria and one at the Amadeus International School Vienna, Austria. Her biography has been featured in Who’s Who in America and Covington Who’s Who. A native New Yorker, Ms. Falcone holds a Bachelor of Music degree in music education and a Master of Music degree in music education and clarinet from Syracuse University and has done some work toward her doctorate degree.