Carol Kimball, Emerita Professor of Voice and Barrick Distinguished Scholar at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, is the author of Song: A Guide to Art Song Style and Literature, a widely used text and reference that has become the principal one-volume American source on the topic. She is editor of The French Song Anthology; Women Composers: A Heritage of Song; and Art Song in English: 50 Songs by 21 American and British Composers (Hal Leonard Corp.) and coauthor of Interpreting the Songs of Jacques Leguerney (Pendragon Press). Other publications include numerous articles and reviews on opera and song literature in many professional journals as well as liner notes for several CDs. Since 1971, Dr. Kimball's service to NATS has been diverse and ongoing at national, regional, and local levels. She is a member of the Board of Advisors of The Lotte Lehmann Foundation and a recipient of the Nevada Governor's Arts Award for Excellence in the Arts. Recently retired from full-time teaching, she remains active as a writer, clinician, and adjudicator.