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Eschedor, Mindy

Accompanying Ensembles
(651) 962-5850
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University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Ave., BEC LL05
St. Paul, MN 55105

Mindy Eschedor is a versatile Twin Cities collaborative pianist whose engagements regularly include recitals and competitions, vocal coaching/accompanying, chamber music and theater work. 

Mindy has been a choral accompanist at the University of St. Thomas since 2014.  She also accompanies individual vocal and instrumental students, and teaches the Accompanying Ensembles course. 

She has served as music director or pianist for many Twin Cities companies, including the Guthrie Theater, Jungle Theater, Nautilus Music-Theater, Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, History Theatre and Interact Theatre. Since 1999, Mindy has been on the staff as a Music Director for Nautilus’ Wesley Balk Opera/Music-Theater Institute, a summer training program for singer-actors.  

Mindy was a longtime Artist Member of Thursday Musical, serving two years as 2nd Vice President and Co-Chair of the Morning Artist Recital Series. She has been a collaborative pianist in numerous vocal and instrumental recitals for Thursday Musical and the Schubert Club, performing with both student and professional musicians. In addition to her freelance engagements, Mindy is Staff Accompanist at Macalester College, and was Principal Staff Accompanist at MacPhail Center for Music from 1999-2010.  She also accompanies One Voice Mixed Chorus, and is the Director of Music at Lyndale United Church of Christ in Minneapolis. 

Mindy holds a Master of Music degree in Accompanying and Coaching from the University of Minnesota, where she studied with Margo Garrett and Karl Paulnack. She earned both a Bachelor of Arts in Piano Performance and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Broadcast and Cinematic Arts from Central Michigan University, in her home state of Michigan.

Summer 2019 Courses

Summer 2019 Courses
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Fall 2019 Courses

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Course Registration Number:

40185 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

1 Credit Hours


Mindy S. Eschedor

Qualified pianists have the opportunity to accompany solo vocalists and solo instrumentalists through individual instruction. Membership by audition.

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J-Term 2020 Courses

J-Term 2020 Courses
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