Jennifer Thurman, Director of Music & Worship Arts
763-434-6117 ext. 119
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Jennifer Thurman joined Our Saviour's Lutheran in 2018 as the Director of Music & Worship Arts. She has been a worship leader, professional pianist, and piano teacher for over 20 years.
Cathy Yseth, Director of IGNITE! Band
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Cathy joined the staff as the youth choir director in 2001 and accepted the Power UP Band Leader role in the fall of 2014. Cathy is also the Music Leader for Contemporary Worship at Servant of Christ. Before her new career as a contemporary worship music leader, Cathy was teaching Elementary Music in the Anoka/Hennepin School district.
Julie Stitt, Director of Handbells
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Julie is a 6th grade teacher at St. Francis Middle School. Julie and her family joined Our Saviour's in 1989 and the Our Saviour's staff as Director of Handbells in 2003.
Eeva Savolainen, Director of Celebration Choir
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Eeva Savolainen holds a master’s degree in Music education and Vocal Performance from Sibelius Academy in Finland. She immigrated to United States in 1995 and has been living in Twin Cities since 1996.
A professional singer, she has performed all over the country as a recitalist and with Saana Ensemble, a Finnish women ensemble. She also is a past member of the Dale Warland Singers. She currently works as a general manager of The Singers, a professional choir in town.
Judy Blomgren, Organist
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