Marlene Wondergem and her husband, Ray, live on the south side of the Village of Kohler, Wisconsin, with easy access to River Wildlife, where she enjoys walking on the wooded trails along the Sheboygan River with their dog, Vincent, She began making music in her childhood, singing duets with her brother and learning piano with her mother. Her professional training later included piano, vocal, and organ study, as well as degrees in eduacation. Her initial paino teaching experiences began in high schooland has continued to today. She has also been a music instructor in elementary and junior high schools, as well as on the college level. She has performed and soloed with church and community music organizations. and presently serves as a church organist, handbell director, and choir accompanist. When she is not making music, she enjoys reading, gardening, biking, and time with family and friends.
Marlene belongs to the following professional associations:
American Guild of Organists
Michibago Music Teachers Association
Wisconsin Music Teachers Association
Music Teachers National Association
The National Guild of Music Teachers
Handbell Musicians of America