About the Instructor
Mary Lechelt has been with Mount Calvary Academy of Music since 2005, named Executive Director in 2010. In addition to administrative responsibilities, she maintains an Academy studio as instructor of violin and piano. Mary is performing her 32nd season as a tenured member of the first violins of South Dakota Symphony Orchestra. She has decades of experience in music education as a private teacher, directing children's and adult choirs and district accompanist in the public school setting. She also free-lances as a violinist in the Twin Cities area.