Ms. Flooding recently retired as orchestra teacher at Valley View Middle School in Edina. Her teaching career began at St. Cloud Apollo High School and North Junior High School, where she directed the Apollo Symphony, Chamber Orchestra and Sinfonia, as well as two junior high orchestras. Under her direction, the Apollo Symphony appeared in New York’s Carnegie Hall Youth Debut Music Series and at several conventions of the Minnesota Music Educators Association. While in the St. Cloud area she was a violinist with the St. Cloud Symphony and Amadeus Chamber Symphony. She is currently a member of the Wayzata Symphony. Ms. Flooding holds a master’s degree in Orchestral Conducting and a master’s degree in String Development from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Ms. Flooding and her husband, composer/arranger Robert Sieving, live in Minnetonka.