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Band Director - Mr. Jensen

Rick Jensen is new to George McGovern, but has taught all levels of band in the Sioux Falls School District for the past 25 years. He is originally from Bloomington, MN, graduated from St Olaf College, and has a masters degree from Southwest Minnesota State University. He enjoys performing in several local groups, including the South Dakota Symphony. He and his wife live in Sioux Falls and have two children.

Mr. Jensen co-teaches 6th, 7th, and 8th grade bands, leads the jazz band, and teaches 5th grade beginning band at Hawthorne and Hayward Elementary Schools.