About Sheri


Sheri Poe-Pape has written many internet articles about people in the arts and history and has been the Director/Educator of the Pape Conservatory of Music for the past thirty-eight years. She is the author of two children’s picture books, Cassie’s Marvelous Music Lessons and Cassie Pup takes the Cake?? Each day, she warms up on the piano, and for fifteen of those years, a small dog has been her constant companion

In recent years, little Cassie has stood on the right side of the keyboard and brushed the author’s hands off the keys—a habit that inspired this story! Cassie’s love of helping Sheri bake inspired her second book Cassie Pup takes the Cake?? The author is a graduate of Northern Illinois University where she studied Music, English, and creative writing. She lives with her family in northern Illinois, where she continues to write and to teach music—alongside Cassie.

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