Jennifer Parker-Boylan serves as the conductor for Vivace Strings. She graduated from Southern Methodist University with a degree in Music Education. Prior to moving to the Colorado Springs area she was a Director of Orchestras in Richardson, Texas. Her accomplishments as a music educator include state award winning orchestras, Region Chairman and Director of the Meyerson Orchestra Festival. Ms. Boylan has been involved with the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony for the last 17 years as conductor of Encore, Vivace and as a member of the Board of Directors. Ms. Boylan currently is Broker/Owner of Springs Homes, Inc, and the conductor of the Vivace String Orchestra.