Associate Professor of Music
Laurie Redmer Minner, violinist, violist, and vocalist, holds a bachelor's degree in music education from Atlantic Union College and Master of Music degrees in viola performance and conducting from the New England Conservatory of Music.
She has extensive experience as a conductor of instrumental and vocal ensembles. Prior to joining the music faculty at Southern Adventist University in 2000, Professor Minner taught at Columbia Union College, Takoma Academy, Greater Boston Academy, the New England Conservatory Extension Division, South Lancaster Academy, the Walnut Hill School for the Arts, and the Thayer Conservatory of Music. A deeply committed music educator, she was the head of the music education program; taught viola, violin, and conducting; and administered the Preparatory School of Music at Columbia Union College from 1998 to 2000.
Her performance experience includes concert tours of Europe, Australia, Asia, Russia, and the United States as violinist, violist, vocalist, and conductor.
Her late husband, Ray Minner, was a high school history and English teacher. She has four adult children and two grandchildren.
Mabel Wood Hall 227
Music in the Elementary School
Music in the Secondary School
Music in Western Culture