About the Director

Ms. Nielsen is currently in her 3rd year as the Director of High School Bands at Humboldt Community Schools.  She spent her first 2 years of teaching as the Director of High School Bands at North Cedar Community Schools in eastern Iowa.  She received her Bachelor of Music Education degree from Simpson College where she was very active as a saxophonist in the High Octane Saxophone Quartet, Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, Pep Band and numerous other instrumental groups.  At Humboldt, Ms. Nielsen is in charge of the Concert Band, Pride of Humboldt March Band, Jazz One, Jazz Two and teaches lessons.  In her spare time, Ms. Nielsen enjoys golfing, reading, traveling and spending as much time as possible with her family and friends!

Drew Barker

Humboldt High School

1500 Wildcat Road

Humboldt, IA 50548

515-332-3574 ext. 6124

515-332-7150 Fax