Cheryl Meyer, who teaches Allegretto singers, received her Bachelor of Music degree from UW-Madison and joined the Academy in 1992 as a conductor in the Girl Choir Program. A vocal music specialist with the Appleton Area School District, Meyer is an advocate for the Comprehensive Musicianship through Performance (CMP) method of teaching. She is a frequent cooperating teacher and practicum teacher for Lawrence Conservatory students and is currently co-teaching a class in recorder and guitar methods for music education majors. As a member of the Wisconsin Choral Directors Association (WCDA), she has conducted Singing in Wisconsin Youth Choirs, presented sessions and choirs at state conventions and served as Children’s Choir Repertoire and Standards Chair. She is also a member of the Wisconsin Music Educators Conference (WMEA) and the Organization of Kodaly Educators, serving as a past conductor of the AWAKE Youth Honor Choir. Currently an adjudicator for the Wisconsin School Music Association, Meyer also conducts the Camp Choir during the Academy of Music's residential summer band camp.