Mrs. Walter is retired after 30 years of teaching elementary music in Whitley County. She is now focusing her energies on creating musical and artistic opportunities through the Whitley Arts Partnership for people of “all ages and stages”. She earned her music education degree from Western Michigan University and her Masters degree from IPFW. She has completed Levels I and II of the Orff-Schulwerk training, is an Endorsed Trainer with Education Through Movement, and has a certification in First Steps in Music. a music literacy program for the very young. Mrs. Walter and her husband, Larry, are the proud parents of a Brady Bunch and six grandchildren.