Humming to music as early as six months old, it was always clear that Nicole would become a singer. In her early years, she was introduced to a wide range of music, from rock to opera, by her dad and grandma. By age 10, she began to discover her love for musical theater and pop music, later learning how to play piano, guitar, and ukulele.
In pursuit of her passions, Nicole graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance with a minor in Musical Theater from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas where she studied the intricacies of the vocal mechanism and live performance under Dale Dietert. In the years following her graduation, Nicole relocated to New York City to add to her resume and pursue a career in musical theater, residing there for two years. She has since moved back to Houston, Texas and is excited to share everything she has learned.
Most recently, Nicole was described as a "force of nature" with a "luminous...soulful voice" by Houston Culture Map, for her role as Maria in A.D. Players' production of West Side Story. Some of her other roles include Julia Sullivan (The Wedding Singer) and Veronica (Heathers). While in attendance at SMU, she performed as Despina (Cosi fan tutte), Emily Webb (Rorem's Our Town), and Oberto (Alcina).
Aside from theater, Nicole has been songwriting and performing around Houston, Dallas, and NYC. In these performances, she accompanies herself while singing original songs and song covers from popular artists.
Nicole is so excited to be teaching again! She believes that anyone can be a musician or performer, no matter their experience or talent level, and she strives to create a safe space for students to make mistakes and try new things.