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Ronald Peter Monsen Edit Profile

artist , educator , musician

Ronald Peter Monsen, musician, educator, artist. Member International Clarinet Association (member state chair, president 1992).

Background

Monsen, Ronald Peter was born on September 20, 1940 in Milwaukee. Son of Ray Thelmert and Eunice Irene (Friebl) Monsen.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1964. Master of Music, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1968. Performer's diploma, Royal Academy Music, London, 1971.

Doctor of Museum Arts, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1978.

Career

Music teacher Milwaukee public schools, 1964-1967. Professor woodwinds Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota, 1968-1973. Professor clarinet University Kentucky, Lexington, from 1980.

Clarinet clinican Selmer Company, Elkhart, Indiana, since 1986.

Works

Membership

Member International Clarinet Association (member state chair, president 1992).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: model railroading, photography, France.

Connections

Married Joan Grace Williams, December 21, 1963. Children: Dirk Andrew (deceased), Peter Colin, Kirsten Jo.

father:
Ray Thelmert Monsen

mother:
Eunice Irene (Friebl) Monsen

spouse:
Joan Grace Williams

child:
Dirk Andrew Monsen (deceased)

child:
Peter Colin Monsen

child:
Kirsten Jo Monsen