Jennifer has been the Artistic Director of Bella Voce since September 1997. She is a graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN, with a BA in Music and Biology; and the University of Nevada, Reno, with a MM in Vocal Performance. She serves as the director of choirs at Damonte Ranch High School, Washoe County’s Performing Arts Center. She also maintains a private voice studio and conducts the Reno Philharmonic Chorus and the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church adult choir. Jennifer is an active member of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), where she serves as the Western Division Women’s Choir Repertoire and Standards chair. She is a recipient of a Sierra Arts Foundation Artist Grant for her work as conductor of Bella Voce. Jennifer lives in Reno and has two children, daughter Grace, who has just left home for college, and son, Noah; and four stepsons, Daniel, Isaac, Jonathan, and Nathan.
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