Shelley Smith is a private violin instructor in Muskogee, OK, and a member of the Oklahoma Baptist Symphony. She is also employed as a reading interventionist for Muskogee Public Schools at Sadler Arts Academy. She has a B.A. in Music Education from Northeastern State University. Shelley composes music, along with her husband D. Farrell Smith, and has two sons, Derek who is 19, and Zachary, 7.