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Music educator

Mark Thomas Donner, music educator. Fellow Herb Kohl Teacher, Herb Kohl Educational Foundation, 2002.


Donner, Mark Thomas was born on June 8, 1961 in Merrill, Wisconsin, United States. Son of David Karl and Carol Jeanne Donner.


Bachelor of Music in Education, University Wisconsin, Eau Claire, 1983.


K-12 choral teacher School District Prentice, Wisconsin, 1984—1987. 6-12 choral teacher School District Park Falls, since 1987. Piano player Entertainer Supper Club, Tomahawk, 1984.

Community choir director Eccumenical Community Choir, Park Falls, since 1989. Musical director Park Falls High School, since 1988, madrigal Christmas dinner director Madrigal Singers, since 1989, member scholarship committee board, 1996—2002, member extra-curricular policy board, 2002—2002, member staff effectiveness team committee.



Staff development committee member School District Park Falls. Board directors Northwoods Players Ltd., Phillips, 1990—1993, 1996—1998, musical participant, madrigal dinner participant Phillips, 1985—2002. Trustee First Congressional Church, Park Falls, 1995—2000, president, moderator, 2000—2005.

Member music committe board First Congressional United Church Christ, 1990—2002, organist, 1990—2004. Board directors Jonny Angel Foundation, 2002. Chairman Search Committee, 2002.

Member of National Education Association, Piano Accompanist for Duets, Wisconsin School Music Association State High School Mixed Honor Choir, bass section leader, Piano Accompanist WCDA State Men's Honor Choir, Piano Accompanist WCDA State Women's Honor Choir, Wisconsin Education Association, Music Educator's National Conference, Park Falls Education Association (vice president 2000-2002), Wisconsin Choral Director's Association, Masons.


  • Other Interests

    Coin collecting/numismatics, walking, gardening, music.


Married Renee Susan Zobel, June 8, 1991. Children: Matthew, Lisastepchildren: Nicholas Rockwell, Katherine Rockwell.

David Karl

Carol Jeanne Donner

Renee Susan Zobel

Katherine Rockwell Donner

Matthew Donner

Lisastepchildren: Nicholas Rockwell Donner