Pianist and conductor Shari Rhoads spent 20 years in Germany and Switzerland conducting opera. She has accompanied many of the greatest singers of our time: Montserrat Caballé, Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras, and Agnes Baltsa. She taught at the Musikhochschule Luzern, Conservatoire de Lausanne, Switzerland. She has performed at international festivals such as Aix-en-Provence, France, Beethovenhaus in Bonn, Germany and the International Luzern Festival. Shari was also guest music director at Way Off Broadway in Fairfield and conducted the New York premiere of Orphan Train. She lives with her saint of a husband Jeff Agrell and their two cats in Coralville. Shari is happy to be back at The Old Creamery again!