Sharilyn Spicknall

Sharilyn Spicknall (Sharry) is a freelance musician. A violinist, violist, pianist, she enjoys and sustains a longtime and active career as a soloist, chamber musician, recording studio artist, collaborative pianist, orchestral musician, adjudicator, and teacher/coach/clinician.

Sharry is first violinist of the Downstate (IL) and Indiana State University string quartets, concertmaster of the Eastern Illinois Symphony, section first violinist of the Evansville Philharmonic (IN) and the Danville Symphony (IL), as well as a substitute in many other orchestras in Indiana and Illinois. Mrs. Spicknall's academic affiliations have included teaching positions at Indiana State University, Purdue and DePauw Universities, as well as Saint Mary of the Woods College, after teaching for over a decade in Indiana public schools. She has been a member of the Indiana University Summer Music Clinic string faculty since 1990, work that continues to be a labor of love.