Susan Zemlin, current vice president of ACDA-MN, is a Minnesota native. She attended Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD for her BA, and U of MN Twin Cities for MM. She taught in Pipestone, MN for 5 years before coming to Blaine HS in 1992. She teaches Mixed Choirs, Men's Choirs, Women's Choirs, and extra-curricular ensembles at BHS, as well as serving as a LINK Crew staff member and on the NHS Faculty Council.
Legacy is not only about honoring the past, or even just the people. Legacy is the gift we pay forward to future generations of artists. A colleague shared the above quote with me, and I was struck by the gardening analogy. Legacy is about compiling the seeds our mentors and experiences have given us and growing them into opportunities for blossoming singers. …. Read More