Emily Stiegel began teaching the 6th-8th grade bands at South Middle School in the fall of 2018. Prior to teaching in Harrisburg, Ms. Stiegel taught early childhood music in Sioux Falls and K-12 band and choir in Doland, SD.

Ms. Stiegel grew up in Hot Springs, SD, and received her Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of South Dakota where she performed in the Symphonic Band, Orchestra, Concert Band, Woodwind Quintet, and “The Sound of USD” marching band, including a trip to perform in the 2012 London New Year’s Day Parade.

Ms. Stiegel’s professional affiliations include: NAfME: The National Association for Music Education, South Dakota Bandmasters, and South Dakota Music Educator’s Association.

Ms. Stiegel resides in Canton with her husband, Joseph.