Thank you This live web event has ended. Thank you for attending. Contributors Nina Gilbert Chocolate expert Nina Gilbert is a music professor who has applied her research skills and passion to lecturing about chocolate since 2005. She has presented to Elderhostel (Road Scholar), university groups, and church and community organizations, covering chocolate in history, science, and culture. Musically, Nina’s background ranges from Kenya, where she translated Schubert’s Mass in G into Swahili as a Peace Corps volunteer, to Carnegie Hall, where she served as associate director of the New York Choral Society. Her degrees are from Princeton, Indiana, and Stanford. She has offered NPR commentaries, and appeared on liberal and conservative talk radio as an expert on The Star-Spangled-Banner. In San Diego, Nina works as a conductor, accompanist, and musical consultant, directs musical theater, and teaches piano and voice.