Sheila Childs is the current director of Great Plains Harmony. Sheila was a music educator in ND for 27 years and taught almost every facet of music, from K-6 general, 5-12 instrumental, and K-12 choral. During her years of teaching she was awarded the ACDA Choral Director of the year and the MENC Music Educator of the Year as well as the Fargo Public Schools PTA Teacher of the Year awards. She sang with "The Scotsmen" dance band for 14 years with her brothers, Scott and Kevin, "The Great American Ballroom Band", and "Tuxedo Junction". She has directed musicals, church choirs, and community choirs over the years, as well as being a part of several professional jingles. She has soloed with the Minot Symphony Orchestra and with Red River Dance Christmas Show.
Sheila's many years of musical experience bring the knowledge and enthusiasm required to lead the musicianship of Great Plains Harmony.