Meet Sheila

“…a beautiful tone…one of the best!” -Julius Baker

Sheila Hamilton began her classical music training at age five and sprang into professional performing as a teenager. She has concertized extensively in the Cleveland, Ohio, and the New York Hudson Valley regions, and appears on numerous CDs on the SYDA Foundation label, including Raga Taranga (SYDA 106385 0637). Ms. Hamilton was a student of the celebrated Julius Baker and Metropolitan Opera flutist Trudy Kane, both of the Julliard School. A double scholarship recipient (flute and piano), she holds both a B.A. and B. S. degrees from Eberhardt-Karls Universitaet in Germany and S.U.N.Y. She currently maintains a burgeoning music studio in New Paltz, where she teaches flute, piano and voice. Ms. Hamilton also serves on the music faculty of Marist College, as lecturer and Assistant Director of Choral Activities, in Poughkeepsie, New York.