Dr. Elizabeth Fisher is a lecturer at the University of Alabama Birmingham and at Samford University where she conducts Samford’s Vocal Jazz ensemble, Gracenotes, and teaches courses in music education, piano, and music theory. She also serves as the Artistic Director of the Steel City Men’s Chorus in Birmingham, AL. Dr. Fisher’s scholarship focuses on restoring manuscripts of music composed for the women of the Ospedali as well as choral music’s engagement with social justice issues. Prior to her time in Alabama, Fisher was associate director of choral activities at University of Minnesota Duluth from 2016-2018. In 2015, she was selected as a semi-finalist in the National ACDA Graduate Conducting Competition. As a public school teacher Fisher taught in the public schools of Minnesota and Wisconsin from 2006-2011, conducting choirs at the middle and high school levels. Fisher holds degrees from Millikin University (BME), Westminster Choir College (MM), and Michigan State University (DMA).