Russell Nutt (Tenor, '95-'98) returns for a 4th year on the staff and serving as Assistant Director. Mr. Nutt is a music teacher at John Clem Elementary in Newark in Licking County, conducts the local John Clem Chorale and is Director of Music at Utica United Methodist Church. He received his undergraduate degree in Interpersonal Communications with a focus on Music from Bowling Green and his Master of Education degree from Mount Vernon Nazarene University. Russ has had various roles in several local performances in the Knox County area. As a member of the AOSFYC he was a soloist, performed with the Cardinal Chorale in '97-'98, and was part of the ensembles '98 European Tour. He and his wife, Jackie, live in Mount Vernon with their two sons, Evan and Max and look to welcome their third child into the family this August.