Nicholle Andrews, B.Mus., B.Mus. Ed., M.Mus.,D.Mus
Originally from Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, Dr. Andrews is Director of Choral Studies at the University of Redlands in Southern California, and Artistic Director of Phoenix Chamber Choir in Vancouver, British Columbia. Her ensembles have been invited to perform at festivals and conferences such as the National Collegiate Choral Organization Convention, California Music Educators Association Convention, California All State Music Educators Conference, Choral Canada’s National Conference Podium and Festival 500 Sharing the Voices. Her choirs have performed with legendary rock group The WHO, Billy Idol, Sarah Brightman and Josh Groban. She is in high demand across North America as a conductor, adjudicator, and clinician.
At the University of Redlands, Andrews’ areas of specialization include choral conducting and ear training, anxiety, score study, rehearsal technique and Body Mapping. Andrew has received recognition for her outstanding teaching as the recipient of Advisor of the Year, Professor of the Year, and Faculty Outstanding Service Award. Andrews is a licensed body mapping educator and her areas of research include the study of performance anxiety in musicians, pitch perception, and awareness of the body through conducting. Her publications can be found in sources such as the Journal of Research in Music Education.