Nicole P.

Nicole has Master's & Bachelor's Degrees in Violin Performance and Chamber Music Performance. Her accomplishments include participating various local symphonies including: the WACO SYMPHONY, LAS COLINAS SYMPHONY, ASH LAWN OPERA ORCHESTRA, (CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA), ROANOKE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, RICHMOND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, ILLINOIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, LEXINGTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA. She also has taught as an instructor at the the Virginia Tech VA Instructor of Music for several years, teaching courses at a collegiate level in music history and theory, and direct the Virginia Tech String Project.She also was a RECITALIST AND CHAMBER MUSICIAN for significant performances include series such as Classical Thursdays (Brooklyn, NY); Spectrum (NYC); Collide Contemporary Series (Orlando, FL); and various guest artist and faculty recitals at Universidad EAFIT (Medellin, Colombia), Mahidol and Silkpakorn Universities (Bangkok, Thailand), Payap University (Chiang Mai, Thailand), Great Falls College: Montana State University, James Madison University (VA), Florida Institute of Technology, and Bluefield College (VA), among others. FRIENDLY CITY CHAMBER PLAYERS, HARRISONBURG, VA Founding Member and Violinist. She loves bringing classical and contemporary music to new audiences and less-than-traditional venues, making concerts more accessible and relevant to today’s society, and community building and engaging through performance. Also she has additional PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE in the SARASOTA ORCHESTRA, ST. PETERSBURG OPERA ORCHESTRA, THE FLORIDA ORCHESTRA, NOVA ERA (DISNEY WORLD) ORLANDO PHILHARMONIC, ATLANTIC CLASSICAL ORCHESTRA, NAPLES CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, NAPLES OPERA, THE VILLAGES PHILHARMONIC, AND CRAIG TURLEY ORCHESTRA, FLORIDA Regular freelance work with various orchestras, 2011-2013 CHARLESTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA,