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Music educator

Joni Lorayne Sutton, music educator. License Music K-12 Minnesota Board Education, French Minnesota Board Education. Recipient Certified of Commendation, Governor Rudy Perpich, 1990, Golden Apple award, Ashland Oil, 1991.

Background

Sutton, Joni Lorayne was born on September 19, 1953 in Minneapolis. Daughter of Willard Davis Sutton and Lorayne Jessie Selseth.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Music & French Education, University Minnesota, 1976. Master of Arts in Music, University Minnesota, 1986.

Career

Band director Upsala Area Schools, Upsala, Minnesota, 1978—1992, Osseo Junior High School, Osseo, 1992—1996, Maple Grove Junior High School, Maple Grove, since 1996. Adjudicator ensemble festivals. Percussionist Plymouth Concert Band, Plymouth, Minnesota, since 1999.

Achievements

  • License Music K-12 Minnesota Board Education, French Minnesota Board Education.

Membership

Volunteer music advocacy group WMEB, Plymouth, since 2001. Volunteer DFL Party; board member Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Upsala, 1990—1992. Volunteer Peace Lutheran Church, Plymouth, since 1993.

Member of Music Educators National Conference, National Bank Association, Minnesota Band Director Association (board member 1992-1994, president 2001-2004).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, travel, playing percussion.

Connections

Married Chip Williams, August 8, 1993. Stepchildren: Stewart, Andrew. Married Mark Vincent Schermann, November 6, 1981 (divorced April 1993).

Children: Jack, Joseph.

father:
Willard Davis Sutton

mother:
Lorayne Jessie Selseth

spouses:
Chip Williams

Mark Vincent Schermann

children:
Stewart Sutton

Andrew Sutton

Jack Sutton

Joseph Sutton