Candice Shaughnessy is a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native. She received a Bachelor of Music in Education at Seton Hill University in 2010 and a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from Duquesne University in 2014. In Pittsburgh, Candice pursued a multi-faceted career as a music educator and performer. She was the Director of Music Ministry at Faith United Methodist Church in Fox Chapel, PA for six years, A Kindermusik teacher for two years, and maintained a thriving voice and piano studio for 8 years. She also substitute taught in many school districts throughout the Pittsburgh Metro Area. Candice has performed operatic roles and concert works in Pittsburgh, Vancouver, Miami, Rome and Florence. She teaches at P.S. 103X as the General Music K-2 teacher with ETM.