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Gil Hanson


South Central College, North Mankato, Minnesota

  • Continuing with classes for my pleasure and education
  • Web Programmer Certificate (2005)

Mankato State College (Now Minnesota State University, Mankato, Minnesota.)

  • Pascal Programming Class (1993)
  • Completed 45 hours additional music education classes past the Masters Degree.
  • Master of Music Degree (1975)

Jamestown College, Jamestown, North Dakota

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree (1965)

LaMoure High School, LaMoure, North Dakota

  • College Preparatory Course Degree (1960)


Retired - December, 2001

Due to a hearing disorder I had to retire from teaching band, but have tried to remain active by creating and maintaining web sites. (See my web sites below.)

Band Director

(Mankato Public Schools, Mankato, MN, 1968-2001)
Directed bands and gave lessons to band students in grades 6-9.

Adult Education - Computer Instructor

(District 77 Community Education, Mankato, MN, 1988-1996)
Taught word processing, spreadsheet, database and graphics applications for adult summer and evening classes.

Church Choir Director

(Nora UU Church, Hanska, MN. 2006-2019)
(First Presbyterian Church, Mankato, MN. 1973-1984)
Directed the adult church choir.

Band and Choral Director

(Bricelyn Public School, Bricelyn, MN., 1966-1968)
Directed bands, choirs and gave lessons to band students in grades 5-12.

Band Director, Choral Director, Classroom Teacher

(Carson Public School, Carson, North Dakota, 1965-1966)
Directed bands, choirs and gave lessons to band students. Taught history, German and general music.

See examples of my web page work:

Nora UU Church:
BounceTown - Mankato:
BounceTown - Southdale, Edina:
The Hanson Family Spoon Mystery:
A Robin's Nest:
A Finch's Nest:
Halloween in North Mankato:
Hanson slide shows:
Hanson photos:

I was also a key member of a team for the following sites:

Mankato Leave A Legacy: