Sheri Slater


Greenwood Lab School

Role: Staff
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Greenwood Lab School
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897


Dr. Sheri Slater has been a music educator for 29 years. She graduated from Evangel University with a Bachelor of Music Education degree and from Texas Tech University with the Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in Clarinet Performance. In addition to being band director at Greenwood Laboratory School, Dr. Slater is Adjunct Instructor of clarinet at Evangel University and operates a private clarinet studio. Dr. Slater performs as second clarinetist in the Springfield Symphony Orchestra and the Springfield Regional Opera Orchestra and is actively involved in the Sanctuary Orchestra at Central Assembly of God church. She and her husband, Dr. Kirk Slater, principal at Jarrett Middle School have three children attending Evangel University and Gloria Deo Academy.



  • DMA, 2004, Texas Tech University
  • MM, Clarinet Performance, 1995, Texas Tech University
  • BM, Music Education, 1990, Evangel University

Professional experience

  • Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Second Clarinet
  • Springfield Regional Opera Orchestra, Second Clarinet