Laura is a conductor & composer based in Boston, MA.
Laura Nevitt is a conductor, composer, and educator based in Boston. She earned degrees in Composition and Music Education from the University of South Carolina, and a M.M. in Choral Conducting at Boston Conservatory, studying with George Case.
Laura is currently the Lead Musicianship Teacher of Handel & Haydn’s Youth Choruses, and a Handel & HaydnTeaching Artist at the Michael J. Perkins School. She is the Founder and Artistic Director of Lilith Vocal Ensemble, the Associate Conductor of Voices Boston Children's Choir, Music Director of First Parish UU in Needham, and Music Director of JP Jubilee Elders' Chorus. She is a Founding Member and Former Co-Artistic Director of Nightingale Vocal Ensemble.
At First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, SC, she directed the 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 and performances by the Choral Arts Initiative, Boston Conservatory Choir, Lilith Vocal Ensemble, Nightingale Vocal Ensemble, The Evelyn Duo, The Handel & Haydn Society Youth Choruses, Quorum, Opera on Tap Boston, Voices Boston Children's Choir, Una Voce (Community Music Center of Boston), the University of South Carolina Concert Choir, the East Central College Choir in Missouri, the Choir of Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church in Cambridge, First Presbyterian Church (Columbia, SC) Children’s Choirs, Greater Columbia Children’s Choir, and the First Presbyterian Church Chamber Choir during the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston, SC.
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