"Giselle Wyers is the Donald E. Petersen Endowed Professor of Choral Studies and Voice at the University of Washington, where she conducts the University Chorale and teaches courses in choral conducting and choral music education. In addition to Wyers’ active schedule as a guest conductor in the United States, Canada, and Europe, she has composed over 30 choral works, many of which are currently in print through the “Giselle Wyers Choral Series” through Santa Barbara Music Publishing Company. Commissions for her music have been wide ranging, including the Chamber Choir of Europe, A Capella Koor Cantabile of the Netherlands, Cascadian Chorale, Choral Arts Ensemble, Dolce Canto Chamber Choir, Virginia Chorale, Georgia Tech Chamber Singers, Gilroy High School Chamber Singers, Hobart and William Smith Chamber Singers, and the University of Tennessee Men’s Glee.Wyers has published an international award-winning setting of “Ave Maria” through earthsongs publications. Her work has enjoyed professional recordings by choruses such as Choral Arts NW, Oregon Repertory Singers and Canticum Chamber Choir of Australia. Recent compositions include the 30 minute choral cycle And All Shall Be Well for chorus, string quartet and piano on the theme of legacy and remembrance, commissioned by Vashon Island Chorale, A Roof and a Bed on the theme of homelessness, commissioned by Portland Lesbian Choir, and Continue, a retirement celebration piece for wind ensemble and choir commissioned by Port Angeles High School Music Program. Learn more at gisellewyers.com, or by listening to interviews with Wyers on the podcasts Movable Do, Choralosophy, Choir Chat and ArtTap.