Schonberg is a Point Roberts native whose grandparents,
Helgi and Dagbjort Thorsteinson, were among the founding
members of Trinity’s congregation. She began playing the
organ at Trinity at thirteen years of age and has being
playing since then at churches wherever she has been.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree at
, she raised a family of six children before beginning her
teaching career. Later
she received a Master’s Degree in School Counseling from
Sylvia returned to Point Roberts in 1987 and has been
since then Trinity’s organist and pianist and member of
the Worship and Music Committee.