Dr. Sandra Peter is an Assistant Professor of Music at Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, where she directs Cathedral Choir (100 sophomores, mixed voices) and Aurora (100 first-year women). She also teaches introductory and advanced choral conducting.
In demand as a choral clinician and guest conductor, she has led All-State and honor choirs throughout the United States. Dr. Peter has also conducted the Concert Choir and Bach Cantata Choir and Orchestra of the Lutheran Summer Music Academy.
Dr. Peter is an active member of American Choral Directors Association, the College Music Society, a charter member of The National Collegiate Choral Organization, as well as its state chair for Iowa. She has been invited to speak at national meetings of both NCCO and ACDA and several of her choirs have performed at regional choral conventions. She is a published composer with the Neil Kjos Company and MorningStar Music Publishers.
Her experience includes many years conducting church choirs of all ages, most recently serving First Lutheran Church in Decorah. She was also a founding member of the National Lutheran Choir, under the direction of Larry L. Fleming.
Dr. Peter holds degrees from Concordia College (Moorhead), University of Arizona and the University of Iowa.
music by Sandra Peter