Sonja grew up in a musical family involved in ministry and is a singer-songwriter and a piano instructor. She currently serves as Worship Director at Short North Church. She has a B.A. in piano/voice (Taylor University, ‘97) and a M.A. in TESOL/Intercultural Studies. (Wheaton Graduate School, ‘99). She has taught in Chicago, Ethiopia and at at the American Language Program at OSU. She is passionate about “practicing the presence of God” and creatively connecting with God through music, people, nature, and all creation.
Sonja and her husband Brian enjoy writing and recording music, and being active in nature with their two daughters, Olive (9) and Ivy (7). Together they enjoy canoeing, hiking, walking, biking, traveling, cooking and baking.
Sonja has recorded two albums, available online: “Remember the Wonder” (Christmas Album) and “CRUX” (Easter Album)