Mrs. Shannon Bolen-Griebling began learning violin at the age of four. Originally from Ashland, OH, she pursued her Bachelor's degree in music education at Bowling Green State University studying violin with Dr. Penny Kruse and viola with Matthew Daline where she received several awards for her service to music education. She also studied sound and visual art in London, England. She later received a Master of Design in Sound for the Moving Image from the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland where she received an outstanding award for her research. She also received an award for her thesis poster called "Integrating Sound Literacy in Secondary Education" from the Audio Engineering Society.

She has taught at the prestigious Interlochen Summer Arts Camp, worked in arts education at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, performed with the Perrysburg Symphony Orchestra and Pasadena Philharmonic, and has also worked as a sound recordist for Contemporary Music for All in Doncaster, England. She also served as the educational outreach for Glasgow-based Javanese gamelan Naga Mas. 

Mrs. Bolen-Griebling has previously worked in Cypress-Fairbanks ISD and Klein ISD. In 2020, she presented "Improving Listening Skills thorugh Digital Recording" at the annual TMEA convention in San Antonio, Texas. She is a member of Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Orchestra Directors Association, and the Audio Engineering Society. 

Mrs. Bolen-Griebling loves Harry Potter, watching films, playing Xbox (she does ok!) and board games (she gets very competitive), and loves traveling with her husband who is a trombonist and band director in Pasadena ISD. They live in a very musical household with their lovely adopted cats, Strudel and Andy. 

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