Music

Cheryl Collins — Music Instructor

Cheryl Collins
Department School of Humanities
Office Music - 9207
Phone 566-3090
Email collinsca@sanjuancollege.edu

Biography

Cheryl Collins was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. She began studying the piano at age 6 and the organ at 12. In 1978, she graduated from Pacific Union College in Angwin, California, with a Bachelor of Music Degree in Music Education. In 1980, she earned a Master of Music Degree in Piano Performance from the University of Southern California and in 1982 completed the Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from the University of Arizona in Tucson. While there, she majored in Piano Performance and minored in Music History and Harpsicord. She began her college teaching career in 1981 with a five year stint at Canadian Union College in Lacombe, Alberta. The she met her husband David whom she married in 1986. After a year at Leeward Community College in Aiea, Hawaii, she moved to Portland, Oregon where she taught piano and organ at Linfield College in McMinnville from 1989-2005. David, Cheryl and their two sons, Ryan and Christopher, moved to Farmington, NM, in July of 2005 when David was tranferred to teach the middle grades and Band at Pinon Hills Christian School. Cheryl joined the faculty at San Juan College in January of 2006.


Program Faculty

Alyssa Brown
Alyssa Brown
browna@sanjuancollege.edu

Keith Cochrane, Dr
Keith Cochrane, Dr
Professor of Music
cochranek@sanjuancollege.edu

Cheryl Collins
Cheryl Collins
Music Instructor
collinsca@sanjuancollege.edu


David Collins
David Collins
Music Instructor
collinsd@sanjuancollege.edu

Linda Edwards
Linda Edwards
Associate Professor of Music
edwardsl@sanjuancollege.edu

Christine Kidd
Christine Kidd
kiddc@sanjuancollege.edu


Gordon Peck
Gordon Peck
peckg@sanjuancollege.edu

Hank Shirley
Hank Shirley
Adjunct Music Instructor
shirleyh@sanjuancollege.edu

Patricia Wood
Patricia Wood
Adjunct Music faculty
woodp@sanjuancollege.edu