Somewhere deep inside there is a sound that is mine alone, and I struggle daily to hear it and tune my life to it.—Rachel Naomi Remen
Nicole is an active performer in the state of Michigan. She serves as the fourth horn and substitute principal horn with the Midland Symphony and plays regularly with orchestras all over the state. Nicole has performed with internationally recognized artists and Grammy Award winners, including Josh Groban and Il Vollo. She also teams up with other local musicians for various chamber music projects for competitions and weddings. Her solo performances feature new music that demonstrates the full range and beautiful timbre of the horn. She also works with school musicals to perform in pits such as Les Miserables, The Little Mermaid, and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolored Dream Coat.
Nicole loves playing and undertaking new creative projects and sharing these experiences with her students. Her favorite aspect of playing the horn is capturing the many characters the instrument is able to embody across all kinds of repertoire.