Mrs. Therkildsen

Welcome to Orchestra

Hello! Welcome to the Fowell Performing Arts Magnet String Department!

I would like you introduce myself to the family and friends of Folwell.

I have been teaching strings for 28 years. I have taught in a studio setting and in public schools. This is my 4th year as a part of the Minneapolis Public Schools.

I began my public school teaching in Buffalo, Minnesota where I taught orchestra to grades 5-12 and help to establish the string program. I have also taught middle school orchestra in Bloomington and classroom music in Richfield.

I received my B.A. in Music with a vocal emphasis and my B.S. in Music Education from St. Coud State Univeristy. I earned my Masters in Educational Administraction from Saint Mary's Unviersity. I also have a  Principals License from Saint Mary's Univeristy.  

I have performed with many choirs and orchestras around the Twin Cities and enjoy all the arts we have here. 

If you would like to contact me about any questions or to be a guest artist please email me at:

I am enjoying working with the students at Folwell and look forward to meeting you at a concert or other school event.

Liz Therkildsen

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