Cookie Eby is an alumna of the University of Michigan, Madonna University, and Baker College. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in music, a degree in piano pedagogy, a State of Michigan Dual Teacher Certification in music education and general education, and also holds two degrees in engineering/technology. She is a two time Summa Cum Laude alumna. Eby is a classically trained musician and has privately studied piano, guitar, flute, drums, clarinet, bass guitar, saxophone, and accordion. She has been teaching at Marshall Music since 2016.