Nova is an experienced music professional of over 25 years, including instruction in general music education, choral singing, and private voice and piano at private and public schools across the country, as well vocal coaching and musical direction for local school productions here in Oregon. All of her lessons are taught with a fun and creative approach to musical learning from a classical basis of understanding. Nova is currently a member of the Oregon Music Teachers Association/MTNA and holds a BA in music, with a concentration in voice and a theory/composition emphasis from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. In addition to classical vocal and piano training from an early age, Nova has attended programs in classical as well as jazz voice at UC Santa Barbara and Berklee College of Music, Boston, respectively. Nova has perfomed professionally since the age of 15, and currently has two CDs to her name, as well as appearing as a guest vocalist on others. CDs and digital downloads are available on many music sites as well as cdbaby.com/nova.