Currently the Artistic Director of the Houston Boychoir since 2006. In addition to annual concerts, she has prepared the boys for work with the Houston Symphony Orchestra, Houston Grand Opera, The Moores School of Music Symphony Orchestra, Choruses and Opera and more. Serving Houston's High School for the Performing and Visual Arts for 25 years as a choir director and voice teacher where her teaching was nationally recognized. Ms. Nelson also serves as the Director of the Voice faculty for the American Festival of the Arts summer Vocal Program. She is a graduate of the University of Houston Moores School of Music and has served as a clinician for choirs across the country. Professionally Ms. Nelson is affiliated with TMEA and ACDA. She is the 2014 recipient of the Farb School Bell Award for Teaching Excellence presented by the Houston Symphony and she is the R & S Chair for the Southwest ACDA Boychoir Division.