Wendy Nixon Stothert completed her Masters in Educational Leadership at Vancouver Island University in March, 2012, receiving the Governor General’s Gold Award for academic achievement. She has taught Elementary, Middle School, and Secondary choral music. Wendy also directs the Just in Time Jazz Choirs and several adult community ensembles in the Comox Valley, BC, Canada. Her most recent project is Choral Valley, an organization that offers retreats, festivals, and workshops for community choirs. Her research regarding Music Performance Anxiety is informing her constantly evolving teaching practice and her personal performance. Singing with people of all ages to help spread positivity through music is one of her greatest joys. Feel free to contact Wendy at firstname.lastname@example.org.