Jamie Andrews is currently the Executive Director and founding member of PrimeLife Arts Learning, an online learning platform dedicated to Creative Aging, and the Recruitment and Planning Liaison for the University of St. Thomas. He previously served as Chief Learning Officer for Minnesota Opera where he built an array of programs for students of all ages, including the commissioning of The Song Poet, a youth opera based on Kao Kalia Yang’s novel, and NOOMA, for babies 0-2 and their caregivers. Supporting the opera field, Jamie has led national working groups and presented workshops on opera education and Teaching Artistry. Prior to working at the Minnesota Opera, Jamie was a music teacher in Forest Lake and Lester Prairie, Minnesota. Jamie earned a bachelor’s degree in music education at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, and earned a Master’s degree in Arts and Cultural Management from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota.