Bachelor of Theology, CMBC - 1992; RCM Grade 10 Piano Certificate; Orff Level 1
Rochelle has enjoyed teaching violin, piano and music theory in Winkler since 1993, with one year spent teaching music in Loma Plata, Paraguay. Her musical involvements have also included directing student strings ensembles, conducting children’s choirs, piano accompanying and playing violin or viola in various string ensembles. She was the founder and director of Winkler’s
Homeschool Harmony Choir (2009 - 2019) and has directed community string ensembles and violin group classes in Winkler from 2009 - 2023. She was also the founder and program director of Cadenza Summer Music Week (2013 - 2023). Rochelle lives in Winkler and is the mother of three children - Kayla, Hannah and Amie.
After 10 incredible years of dedicated service as Artistic Director, Rochelle resigned in July of 2023. She continues to teach violin as a DKSM Affiliate Teacher, and remains an invaluable resource to the DKSM community.
Thank you Rochelle!
Mary Jane Wiebe
Mary Jane is married to Darrel and a proud mom of three married children. They and their spouses all have a love of music which began by taking music lessons and being part of the school bands playing various instruments. She is grandmother of 12 grandkids, many of whom play a variety of instruments. She is privileged to be called mom and grandmother by other "adopted" kids and grandkids.
She is currently doing bookkeeping work part time for Coop@Home. She has done bookkeeping for many years for a number of different organizations. In the past she also volunteered with other organizations including Winkler Festival of the Arts. She has also been involved with various church related activities.
Mary Jane and Darrel are looking forward to spending more time with family and doing more camping and travelling in their semi-retirement.
Sarah-Lynn graduated from the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor of Music in 2021. Sarah-Lynn worked as an administrator of Cadenza Summer Music Week in 2019 and 2022 and began her role as DKSM administrative assistant in the fall of 2021. Sarah's favorite activities include knitting, nordic skiing, and cooking with her partner, Paul.