- M.A., Vocal Performance, Western Michigan University
- B.A., Music Education, Hillsdale College
Shannon Scoles has been teaching at Crescendo since 2002. She also serves as Adjunct Professor of aural skills and voice at Western Michigan University. She has also taught basic musicianship at WMU SEMINAR since 2006. NATSAA (National Association of Teachers of Singing Artist Award) winner for the state of Michigan in 2010. Shannon appeared as a featured vocal soloist with the Balalaika and Domra Association of American (traditional Russian orchestra) in 2014.