Joe Nidever is in his 3rd year of teaching in Lovejoy ISD at Willow Springs Middle School and Sloan Creek Intermediate School.
Joe earned his BM in Vocal Performance with a minor in Secondary Education from Sam Houston State University and his M.M. in Choral Conducting at Louisiana State University. He has also completed additional post-graduate work from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ and will soon complete his Kodaly Certification from Portland State University. During his time in Louisiana, Joe was also the assistant with Livingston Parish Youth Choir in Denham Springs.
Prior to teaching, Joe served for 4 years as the Music Director at both St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Houston, and St. Alban’s Episcopal Chapel in Baton Rouge, LA. There, he directed annual concerts with choir and orchestra, worked with the adult and children’s choirs, and planned weekly services. Additionally, Joe also currently serves as the Associate Music Director at Christ United Methodist Church in Plano, where he directs the Living Proof Youth Choir and assists with the adult Sanctuary Choir.
Mr. “Nye” and his wife Jillian got married over the summer.