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Shireen Ranschau

Shireen has been a cellist in the South Dakota Symphony for 46 years. She recently retired from her position as Executive Director after being employed 42 years with the Sioux Falls Housing and Redevelopment Commission. Shireen was born and raised in Boulder, Colorado but has made Sioux Falls her home since 1974. She received her undergraduate degree from Augustana College and graduate degree from the University of South Dakota. Shireen has two daughters, a son-in-law, and two grandchildren. She is involved with various types of community volunteer work and serves on several boards and committees including the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra Players Board, the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra League, Volunteers of America Dakotas Committee and Church on the Street Steering Committee.