Nancy Reale Gifford, a native of New Jersey, received a B.A. in Music, cum laude, from Douglass College/Rutgers University. Her undergraduate years included piano studies at L’Accademia Chigiana in Siena, Italy. She has studied composition, choral directing, choral arranging and music education at the graduate level at Westminster Choir College, Princeton, New Jersey, and continues as a composition student of Joel Phillips.
Nancy Gifford has taught music extensively in schools and churches, where she has worked with students in grades K-12 (including her own children). She continues to direct church choirs, which she has done for the past twenty-three years. Nancy also teaches piano, theory and composition in her home and developed a theory curriculum for The Piano School, a music studio in Southampton, Pennsylvania.
In 2006 Nancy decided to limit her teaching in order to concentrate on composing. She currently accepts commissions for original choral works and speaks to local choirs as they prepare her music for performance.
For further information, visit www.nancygiffordmusic.com.
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