Sierra Sommerfeldt

Faculty Instructor
Piano and Voice

Sierra Sommerfeldt is from Lino Lakes, MN and started piano lessons when she was three and voice lessons when she was ten. She is now pursuing two majors in vocal performance and piano performance. Sierra studies voice with Professor Carol Eikum and piano with Dr. Paul Wirth. She is passionate about music and loves sharing in that joy with her students! She teaches all ages and centers her teaching around fostering a joy and love for music. Additionally, she focuses on teaching healthy technique so students are able to perform their repertoire with ease. She believes each student is unique and tailors lessons to each person’s learning style and individual goals. Besides music, Sierra loves playing pickle-ball, kayaking, reading, and traveling!

General music-related experience

-UNW music dept tutor for theory, sight-singing/ear-training, and piano classes

-Student worship intern at Revive Church

-Experience working with children with special needs through music therapy

Voice-related experiences

-Northwestern Choir member and soprano section leader

-Opera Workshop at UNW

-Summer Vocal Institute through Saint Croix Valley Opera

-ACDA 9/10 honor choir

-MMEA choir

-“Best at site” in Solo Ensemble

Piano-related experiences

-Accompanying vocalists and choirs (unw, churches, etc)

-Chamber ensembles at UNW

-Honorable mention in UNW concerto competition

-3-time MMTA competition “monster concert” participant

-UNW Piano Institute camp counselor

All Instructors

Academy of Music

Private Lessons