Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) Accompanist Bosveld is ACE Award Winner
Marshall, Minn. — Stacey Bosveld, one of the accompanists for the SMSU Music Program, has been named the ACE Award winner of the southwest district of the American Choral Directors Association of Minnesota.
ACE stands for Advocate for Choral Excellence and was established in 2008 to recognize the outstanding efforts of individuals who support the choral arts at their institution.
“It is as an accompanist that Stacey has really left a mark in the choral community in southwest Minnesota,” said Dr. Stephen Kingsbury, Director of Choral Activities at SMSU. “Stacey is a remarkable accompanist who has supported not only my work for the past decade, but who is an active and fundamental supporter for our students. She is also an amazing human being who strives for excellence, and she brings an incredible sense of humor to each and every rehearsal.”
Bosveld serves as the accompanist for the SMSU Chorale, and is an accompanist/coach for several of the voice students at SMSU.
Bosveld plays many instruments, including the piano, flute and percussion with the Southwest Minnesota Orchestra, and piano and baritone saxophone with the Minneota Community Jazz Band. As an accompanist, she also works with Chancel Choir at First Lutheran Church and at Marshall Junior High School. She also plays for numerous musicals in Marshall and at the Lake Benton Opera House.
Bosveld lives in Ghent with her husband, Mark, her two children, Elizabeth and Joe, and her step-daughter, Michaela.