Shelby Shepard

Shelby Shepard

Preschool Music Teacher
Shelby Shepard is our music teacher at Cherry Hills Christian Preschool.  Though this is her first year in this role, she is not new to CHC or to teaching music--she previously taught music, drama and choir for several years in the Upper School!  She is passionate about engaging children of all ages and abilities in learning and music.
Music has been a way for Shelby to connect with God and others from a young age, singing for the first time in public at her kindergarten talent show. Since then, she has been involved in music, ministry and performing arts in so many different contexts. In middle and high school, she toured throughout the Denver metro area as part of a puppet ministry team--think the Muppets--performing full-length musicals with puppets in coordination with local churches and ministries. In high school, she found her place in choir and theatre and went on to major in Music Education at Colorado Christian University. Since then, she has taught, tutored, directed and lead worship in a wide variety of settings. Every opportunity has been a chance to learn new things and grow closer to students and to Christ. She looks forward to seeing the same thing happen here at Cherry Hills Christian Preschool!
When she's not teaching or making music, you can find her spending time with her 8-month-old son, Isaac; reading; or enjoying God's creation on her stand-up paddle board.
Favorite Bible verse: Lamentations 3:22-23 "The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; His mercies never come to an end. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness."