Welcome to Mrs. Gunder's Band Homepage

"I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. 
It's something we are all touched by. 
No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music."
-Billy Joel

A bit about myself: 

I graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris with my Bachelor of Arts in 

Instrumental & Classroom Music and Saxophone Performance

I received my Master of Education in Teaching & Learning through St. Mary's - University of Minnesota  

I have taught in South Washington County for many years and love teaching band in the elementary schools!

I am the South Washington County Community Band Director

I am a tenor saxophone player with the Red Rock Swing Band 

In my free time, I love to travel, hike, kayak, do woodwork/wood turn, hunt for antiques, & attend car shows 

You may contact me at the telephone numbers listed below, or send me a message through email. 


Band Director for Bailey/Gateway, Hillside & Red Rock Elementary Schools 

(651) 425-5643 - Red Rock (Monday/Thursday)

(651) 425-4063 - Hillside (Tuesday)

(651) 425-4842 - Bailey (Wednesday/Friday)


South Washington County Community Band Director