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children's choir executive director

Nancy Sylvia Carstedt, American children's choir executive director. Named Volunteer of Year, North Network Coalition, 1988.


Carstedt, Nancy Sylvia was born on September 29, 1940 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Ashley Hubert and Esther Katherine (Fiegel) Clague.


Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology, Audiology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1962.


Speech pathologist, Evanston School District, 1962-1966;part time audiologist, North Suburban Special Education District, Highland Park, Illinois, 1968-1970;part time speech pathologist, Evanston Township High School, 1966-1982;administrative assistant to public, Boat & Motor Dealer magazine, Skokie, Illinois, 1985-1986;office manager, Rose Exterminator Company, Northfield, Illinois, 1986-1990;executive director, Chicago Children's Choir, since 1990. Board directors Illinois Arts Alliance.


Triennial evaluation committee United Way Chicago, since 1991. President of the board directors Haven, 1976-1990, advisory board since 1991. Board directors Glenview Youth Superior vena cava syndrome, 1990.

Vice chairman Christian mission board Winnetka Congressional Church, since 1989. Executive service corps Robert R. McCormick Charitable Trust Finance Development program, 1989. Active League of Women Voters, Winnetka-Kenilworth-Northfield, 1975-1982.

President Center Board Parent-Teachers Association, Winnetka, 1978-1979, Greeley School Parent-Teachers Association, Winnetka, 1977. Board dirs.Winnetka Community Nursery School, 1967-1977. Member National Society Fund Raising Executives, Alpha Lambda Delta.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: classical music, theatre, tennis, ethnic dining.


Married William Douglas Carstedt, June 24, 1961 (divorced June 1981). Children: Blaine, Susan, Whitney.

Ashley Hubert Clague

Esther Katherine (Fiegel) Clague

William Douglas Carstedt

Blaine Carstedt

Susan Carstedt

Whitney Carstedt