Nicole Thietje is in her 12th year of teaching and is currently the choral director at New Prague High School. She has taught Pre-K-12 in both Florida and Minnesota. She directs four curricular choirs and three extra-curricular groups, including show choir. She also serves as Music Director and Choreographer for NPHS musical theatre productions. Outside of NPHS, she directs the Trebel Choir (3rd-5th graders) for Northfield Youth Choirs and sings with See Change Treble Choir and the Oratorio Society of Minnesota. She holds an undergraduate degree from the University of West Florida and is currently pursuing her Master of Arts in Music Education with a Choral emphasis from the University of St. Thomas. She is a member of the American Choral Directors Association and MMEA. Nicole has won a Regional Emmy Award for her work on a pop choral arrangement used on KSTP TV Fox 9 in Minneapolis.