Nina Gilbert teaches at The Webb Schools in Claremont, California. Her musical background ranges from Kenya, East Africa, where she translated Schubert's Mass in G into Swahili while serving as a Peace Corps volunteer (1978-80); to New York, where she served as associate conductor of the New York Choral Society, preparing for performances at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall (1995-96).
Gilbert holds degrees from Stanford, Indiana, and Princeton Universities. She has taught at Hamilton, Ferrum, Wabash, and Lafayette Colleges, and University of California at Irvine, as well as summer sessions at the Hartt School (U. of Hartford, Connecticut) and Westminster Choir College (Rider University, New Jersey). She has about twenty-five choral arrangements and editions in print, and has served as Associate Editor of the Choral Journal and choral commentator for National Public Radio.
The music of Nina Gilbert