Laura Nevitt is a Boston-based conductor, composer, and soprano. She is currently pursuing a M. M. in Choral Conducting at Boston Conservatory at Berklee, studying conducting with Dr. George Case and voice with Katherine Fuller. Nevitt is part of the faculty at the Handel and Haydn Society’s Vocal Arts Program, teaching Musicianship classes to students ages 8-18. Laura has a strong background in education. At First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, SC, she directed their Primary and Junior Choirs, supervised the Children’s Music Program, and was a section leader in their Chancel and Chamber Choir. In Columbia, she kept a private studio of guitar and voice students, and was the chorus teacher at CrossRoads Intermediate School in Irmo, SC. During her time as a choral director in South Carolina, Nevitt’s ensembles consistently earned superior ratings at the Carowinds Festival of Music in Charlotte, North Carolina, and the Music USA Festival in Orlando, Florida. As a soprano, she has performed Reich’s Drumming with New York based ensemble So Percussion. Her compositions have been featured in concerts by the University of South Carolina Concert Choir, the East Central College Choir in Missouri, and the First Presbyterian Church Chamber Choir during the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston, SC. Her song “A Child”, has been performed in several concerts and is featured on the Christmas album “Dawn On Our Darkness – Modern American Carols” with the choirs of First Presbyterian Church.