Sheldon, originially from Bismarck, ND, began accordion lessons at the age of 5. He competed and performed throughout North Dakota and British Columbia.
Sheldon’s family started a family band, “Country Pride,” which included his father Ed and brother Monte. The band continued to play for weddings and private events until Ed’s passing in 2001. Sheldon and Monte’s last memory of their father was on stage, playing a new year’s dance.
Throughout the years Sheldon worked as a Radio Announcer, Paramedic, and most recently an Investment and Insurance advisor. Sheldon sold his business and moved to Nashville, TN, where he currently resides.