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Heidi Pelkey, Director of Traditional Worship Arts

Place of Birth: Born in Plainwell, Michigan and spent her childhood growing up in Trinity UMC in Lapeer, Michigan.

Married to Stan Pelkey

Children: Nathan (19) and Madison (17)

Education: She felt called to music education early in life. She earned her Bachelor’s of Music Education with a Voice Emphasis from Asbury University (Wilmore, KY) and went on to earn a Master’s degree in Choral Music Education from Eastern Kentucky University. During her twenty-four year tenure as a public school teacher, she taught preschool thru college vocal and instrumental music in the states of Kentucky, New York, Massachusetts and Michigan while her husband pursued a career in higher academia. She also picked up Level One and Two of Orff Certification from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY.

Churches Served: Has served in various churches and denominations as a part time music minister, pianist, bell choir director, children’s music director, and praise team leader. When her husband was appointed Associate Dean at FSU’s college of Music in 2015, she decided to pursue full time church work.

Hobby: Enjoys sewing, cooking, talking, and spending time with her family.

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