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Sally Bowers

Teaching Area(s)
Director - New Horizons Band

MM Ohio State University
BS Ohio State University

Courses Taught
New Horizons Band

Sally has taught music at all levels including the college level. She has been a member of the faculty of Lake Forest College for 25 years and has her own flute studio. Sally is a founding member of the North Suburban Symphony and served in virtually all of its officer positions including president. She also played in the Lake Forest Symphony for 10 years. She is a member of the National Flute Association, conducted the National High School Flute Choir, is a founding and life member of the Chicago Flute Club and a member of the Music Educator’s National Conference. Sally is the founding director of the North Shore New Horizons band which is in its 10th year and also was the founding director of the New Horizons Band at the Music Institute of Chicago and led that group for 5 years. She has taught New Horizons band classes in many locations on the North Shore. Sally is listed in the International Who’s Who in Music, the Outstanding Elementary Teachers of America and received a commendation from the National Flute Association. She consistantly adjudicates many of the prestigous competitions in the area. Sally and her husband have two young adult children and enjoys exercising, bicycle riding, her miniature schnauzers and raising koi fish. ​