Teaching Faculty

Lenore Siems

Lenore Siems is an educator, musician, dancer, performer, and entrepreneur who has shared her artistic talents with thousands of students and adults throughout Minnesota for over 40 years. Siems’ musical journey has included performing with numerous community groups including the Bemidji Symphony Orchestra, Amato String Quartet, and Heartland Symphony. Her most notable commitment has been performing fiddle, mandolin, and viola with the all-woman Bemidji-based band, Caleigh. Lenore retired from teaching music after 28 years. Her new journey (via takeadancestep.com) is to weave music and dance together by providing, calling, and teaching multigenerational community dance gatherings that celebrate connections, community, and camaraderie. 

  • July 29 - August 1
    • Movement


      Holden Village is a community where your questions are valued and encouraged. Most programs led by visiting teaching faculty occur during the summer months. However, Holden also invites faculty to teach sessions for special events and retreats throughout the rest of the year.
      Check out a list of the 2024 Summer Faculty.