Nancy Gilbert graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University with a B.A. in Music in 2007 and completed her M.A. in Piano Pedagogy from San Diego State University in 2012. Her thesis focused on the needs of and available resources for adult beginning piano students. In addition to maintaining a robust piano studio, Professor Gilbert has sung in multiple church choirs, including two Orthodox Churches, and is a member of the San Diego Master Chorale.