Shelley has been the Music Director of Covenant of Grace since its beginning in 1983.  She received her musical training from the Peabody Conservatory of Music, the University of Maryland and received graduate credit for handbell directing from Westminster Choir College in New Jersey.  Additionally, for many years she played leading roles in professional musical theater in the Baltimore area.  Her husband, Herb, is the Senior Pastor at Covenant and they have three married sons and eight grandchildren.