George Lucas Educational Foundation

Nancy Jorgensen

Choral Teacher and Writer

Co-author of Go, Gwen, Go: A Family’s Journey to Olympic Gold, Nancy Jorgensen has co-written two choral education books, Things They Never Taught You In Choral Methods and From The Trenches: Real Insights From Real Choral Educators. She recently retired after 35 years teaching choral music in Wisconsin and now writes, pursues collaborative piano opportunities, and spends time with daughters Elizabeth and Gwen and grandson Stanley. Her writing appears in Smith Magazine, Prime Number Magazine, Cagibi, Brevity, and elsewhere.


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    Inspire Students With an Author Visit

    Giving students the opportunity to interact with authors can help develop a passion not only for writing, but for other subjects like science or music.