Elizabeth ‘Libbi’ Nixon is a music educator, conductor, and soprano vocalist. During her teaching career with the Howard County Public School System, she has taught vocal and general music at the elementary and middle school levels. Outside of the classroom, she currently instructs Chorus Prep classes for the Peabody Children’s Chorus and is the Assistant Artistic Director of Six Degree Singers, a community choir made up of young professionals based in Silver Spring, Maryland. She also has extensive experience in directing children’s choirs at local churches, and previously served on the Maryland Choral Education Association’s board.
Nixon holds a Bachelor of Music with Distinction from the University of Delaware in Vocal/ General Music Education, and is currently completing her thesis in pursuit of a Master of Arts degree in Music Education from the University of Maryland, College Park. As a teacher and director, Nixon prides herself on creating classroom environments that are learner-centered and that honor the unique strengths and needs of the musicians of all ages that she works with. As a soprano soloist and choral singer, she has performed locally and abroad, notably in Aix-en-Provence, France, where she participated in the Delaware Choral Academy Symposium as a choral scholar, conducting scholar, and excursion coordinator.