Voice, Singer Songwriter
Nicole has been a professional performing and recording artist for 20 years with the last 12 of those being shared as a private voice instructor. Nicole earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Music with a concentration in Vocal Performance from Columbia College Chicago. Nicole has had the opportunity to grace stages in every continent, excluding Antarctica. She has shared the bill, appeared on major albums, and sang backing vocals for many recognizable artists including Josh Groban, Boston, Journey, Tone Loc, Loverboy, Starship, Rusted Root, Everclear, Kenny Loggins, Faith Hill, Jay Leno, Huey Lewis, the band LIVE and Jose Feliciano. Nicole also has some major TV credits—she won an Emmy for her performance on a Walter E Smithe commercial in 2010, and she was a cast member on FOX’s Empire in season 5 and 6. Nicole has a wide musical palette including most genres and styles. She believes the key ingredients to a successful vocal performance include technique, dynamics, meaning and intent.
Nicole inspires her students to find their own voice, both in performance and in writing their own music. She helps young singers find confidence and joy in the journey of becoming a professional level artist. To contact/schedule a lesson with Nicole email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 773-744-1156