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Nancy Farndale, B.A.

Music | Composer-in-Residence

B.A. – St. Olaf College, Iowa State University
In 1992 Mrs. Farndale was appointed chapel organist at Waldorf where she also taught organ and oboe lessons. Since 2000, Mrs. Farndale has served as accompanist for the Waldorf Choir. In 2007 she was honored with the title of Waldorf Composer in Residence.

The Organists of Iowa Recital Series selected Mrs. Farndale to be the guest recitalist for their 1997 concert at the Iowa State University Music Hall. She was chosen especially to showcase several of her organ compositions. She also composes and arranges vocal music.

Before coming to Waldorf, Mrs. Farndale taught elementary vocal music at St. George’s English School in Rome, Italy, and at St. Andrew’s Primary School in London, England.

Mrs. Farndale lives in Forest City with her husband, Michael, who is a mathematics and physics professor at Waldorf. The Farndales have two grown children.

Mrs. Farndale can be located in room 21 of the Odvin Hagen Music Building.