Musical Background

Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in flute performance from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Nationally Certified Teacher of Music by the Music Teachers' National Association (NCTM)

Certified by Tennessee Music Teachers' Association

Extensive Suzuki Teacher training courses.

Private teaching experience since 1980. Owner of Sherbie Hampson Flute Studio

Sherbie Jared Hampson Music, Owner

Publications: Flutiful Etudes, Flutiful Christmas Songs for Beginners, Flutiful Sight-Reading, Vol. 1.

Adjunct Instructor of Flute at Carson-Newman University 

Concord Arts - Woodwind Instructor for over 10 years

Westminster Conservatory of Music (NJ) Flute, Clarinet and Saxophone Teacher 2001-2002

Adjunct Instructor of Flute, Clarinet, and Saxophone - Roane State Community College 1996-1998, 2000

Adjunct Instructor of Flute - Maryville College 1997-1998

Award winning students in local, state, and national competitions.

Twenty years' experience in performing with the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra including Principal Flute

Flute Coach for Dogwood City National Concert Band Camps 1992-1998

Substitute Flutist for Garden State Symphonic Band 2001

International Who's Who In Music 10th, 11th, and 12th editions

Who's Who in American Music 1985

Featured Soloist with Maryville-Alcoa College Community Orchestra 1998

Featured Soloist with the Knoxville Community Recreation Band 1989, 1995

Tennessee Governor's School for the Arts - Outstanding Teacher Award 2014

Professional Organizations:

Knoxville Music Teachers' Association - (President 1991-1993)

Music Teachers' National Association

Tennessee Music Teachers' Association - Current State Auditions Coordinator for Winds, Vocals, and Chamber Music.

National Flute Association

Sigma Alpha Iota - Lifetime member

East Tennessee School Band and Orchestra Association