Independent Minds, Working Together

Rachael Fleischaker

Adjunct Instructor of Music Education

Department/Affiliation: Music
Phone: 330-287-1910
Office Address: 205 Scheide


  • Bachelor of Music Education, The College of Wooster 1995
  • Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, Kent State University 2002

Biography, Performance, and Research

Rachael Fleischaker, music education. Appointed in 2012. Rachael is a doctoral student for Music Education at Kent State University.  She holds a Bachelor of Music Education from The College of Wooster (1995) and a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with an Emphasis on Urban Education from Kent State University (2002).  While at Wooster, she studied oboe under David McGuire, and participated in marching band, symphonic band, orchestra, choral union, and small ensembles. She has taught elementary band and vocal music in the public schools for 18 years. She has been a full time elementary music specialist in the Canton City Schools for the past sixteen years. Rachael has earned her Level 1 Orff-Schulwerk certification through Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Music.  She is a member of the National Association for Music Education, the Ohio Music Education Association, the American Orff-Schulwerk Association, and the Dalcroze Society of America.