SSM Announces New Vocal Performance Director

April 19, 2016


Peter Schleif has been named Shattuck-St. Mary’s third director of the Vocal Performance Center of Excellence.

Peter Schleif is currently in his 22nd year of teaching vocal music. He has directed school, church, and community choirs in Colorado, North Dakota and Minnesota. Schleif received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, where he studied with René Clausen and has done graduate work at the University of Minnesota and St. Mary’s University. Choirs under his direction have performed in Poland, Austria, The Czech Republic, Sweden, Finland and across the United States. He is a member of the American Choral Director’s Association, the International Federation of Choral Musicians, and the Minnesota Music Education Association. He lives in Northfield, Minnesota with his wife Lori, and two sons, Isaac and Ian.