B I O
Nicole is a successful freelance pianist, vocal coach and MD, based in London. She gained a first class BMus (Hons) degree from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in classical piano (2017) where she was awarded the Dave Gosling Prize for Piano Accompaniment, and continued her studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (MPerf Piano Accompaniment, distinction, 2019).
She currently works as a vocal coach at London Studio Centre, , and is a staff accompanist at the Guildhall School.
Nicole is MD for the 'Battle of the West End' residency at infamous cabaret venue, Crazy Coqs (at Brasserie Zedel, Piccadilly Circus), and plays regularly at Overtures Music Theatre Piano bar, sister of New York's 'Marie's Crisis'.
Alongside her musical theatre work, Nicole is in demand as a classical pianist and accompanist, having played for masterclasses with Eugene Asti, Malcolm Martineau and Iain Burnside amongst others. A regular recital partner of mezzo soprano Emily Gray, they are currently recording an album of English song, featuring the works of Eric Thiman and Michael Head.
Nicole also has a thriving teaching practice (piano, singing, music theory), and has an LTCL teaching diploma (Distinction) from Trinity College London. She regularly accompanies exams (ABRSM, LCM, Trinity), competitions (Kathleen Ferrier Award, John Kerr, AESS) and festivals (Leicester Musicfest).