Nicole received her BA in music from Western Michigan University in 2017. Since that time she has remained involved in the music community in Kalamazoo. She has been studying piano for 21 years, 6 of which she has been professionally teaching piano. Included in her teaching, she has been working with The Gilmore International Keyboard Festival Education Department since 2016. There she has been an after school teacher for Woods Lake school and currently teaches group classes at the YMCA. Alongside teaching, Nicole has spent time accompanying middle school choirs as well as currently serving as the primary musician for her church for the past five years. She believes music is important for everyone whether they learn, teach, or simply listen and enjoy. Nicole continues to pursue all teaching avenues and looks forward to continued growth in her students as well as herself.