Jennifer Hansen Heder is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Choral Conducting from Michigan State University where she is the assistant director of the University Chorale. Previous to her studies, she was the director of choirs at Spanish Fork High School (SFHS) in Utah. SFHS Singers was invited to perform at ACDA Utah in 2018 and UMEA in 2019. From 2017-2019 she directed the community-based choir, Wasatch Chorale in Orem, Utah. Ms. Hansen Heder earned a Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting from Brigham Young University in 2016 and a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from Brigham Young University in 2013. During her Master’s degree she was the assistant director of BYU Singers, Concert Choir and Women’s Chorus, taught various conducting methods courses, and directed the University Chorale. Ms. Hansen Heder lives in East Lansing with her husband Matt, and their Golden Retriever.