Daniel Romero

Minister of Music and Organist

Daniel Romero, a Denver native, began music study at age twelve and attended high school at the Denver School of the Arts. He received a Bachelor of Music degree in organ performance from Metropolitan State College of Denver, where he studied with Dr. Joyce Shupe Kull, FAGO and he earned a Master of Music degree at the University of Denver where he was a student of Dr. Joseph Galema. Daniel has served several Denver area churches, including Wellshire Presbyterian Church, Our Merciful Savior Episcopal Church, five years at Church of the Ascension (Episcopal) in Denver, and ten years at Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Downtown Denver. From 2009 to 2012 he served as music director and organist at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Barnstable, MA. Daniel served as assistant director and accompanist of the Cherry Creek Children’s Chorus in Denver, and later in a similar position for the SouthCoast Children’s Chorus in Marion, MA. Daniel holds the Colleague Certificate (CAGO) from the American Guild of Organists. He is currently writing a history of the pipe organ in Colorado and documenting all of the organs in the state. Daniel’s other interests include playing the theater pipe organ, organ building, running, travel, and history.

Contact Dnaiel at 303-388-4678 ext. 122 or by email.

Marcia Olson

marsha-1Marcia Olson directs the Cherub Choir. An active member in Chancel Choir and Augustana Ringers, she enjoys working with children. Marcia also leads Sunday School openings. Marcia recently retired as Vice Principal at Mracek Middle School in Aurora, Colorado.

Sharon L. Schillereff

sharon-1Sharon L. Schillereff is a Colorado native and currently resides in Wheat Ridge. Sharon works as a paralegal in downtown Denver. An active participant in Augustana’s Music Ministry, Sharon assists and accompanies the Choristers Choir, teaches Recorders, sings in Chancel Choir, and rings in Augustana Ringers.

Angela Howard

Angela Howard 2015

Angela Howard is thrilled to be the director for Choristers and Cantabile! Angela has been a passionate music educator for thirteen years and is currently the K-5 general music teacher and choir director at Independence Elementary in the Cherry Creek School District. She was also honored to be the guest clinician for the 2016 Rocky Mountain Choristers Guild Children’s Choral Festival. Previous teaching experience includes K–5 general music in Minnesota and North Dakota and 6–12 vocal music in Iowa. Angela is a proud graduate of North Dakota State University (Go Bison!) where she holds a Master of Music in Music Education (2015) and a Bachelor of Science in Vocal Music Education (2002). In addition to elementary music and choir, Angela has extensive experience directing musical theater productions at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels. When she is not teaching, Angela fills her time by singing with the Augustana Chancel Choir, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.