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Music educator

Sandra Schjeldahl Starr, music educator. Certified teacher North Dakota.

Background

Starr, Sandra Schjeldahl was born on October 19, 1941 in Torrance, California, United States. Daughter of Norris Goodwin Schjeldahl and Zora Ellen Shearer.

Education

Bachelor, St. Olaf College, 1963. Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University North Dakota, 1966.

Career

Vocal music teacher Lake Mills Community Schools, Iowa, 1963—1967. Music education professor Minot State University, North Dakota, since 1967, chair division music, since 2005. Director of music 1st Lutheran Church, Minot, 1972—2003.

Founder, director Western Plains Children's Choir, Western Plains Opera Company, Minot, since 1991. Chair division music Minot State University, since 2004.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher North Dakota.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles.

Membership

Adjudicator various music festivals, North Dakota, since 1972, Montana, since 1972. Clinician North Dakota Music Educators Association Conferences. Honorary, life member Parent-Teachers Association.

Member of Organization of America Kodaly Educators, College Music Society, Music Educators National Conference (board directors 1970-1974, 1982-1986), American Choral Directors Association (life), Delta Kappa Gamma (chapter president since 2006), Sigma Alpha Iota (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, sewing, music, computer, games.

Connections

Married Kenneth Ray Starr, August 18, 1974. 1 child Rebecca Ellen.

father:
Norris Goodwin Schjeldahl Zora

mother:
Zora

spouse:
Kenneth Ray Starr

child:
Rebecca Ellen Starr