Nicole is a full time musician and accomplished visual artist. Her musical and performing career has seen her in many different bands and ensembles in Townsville, Melbourne and Brisbane. A multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, she has concentrated on traditional music, harmony work and song writing. Nicole plays flute, tin whistle, guitar, percussion and violin, and writes and arranges songs. She has toured internationally for over a decade with folk band, Cloudstreet, and has made eight albums with Cloudstreet and recorded with many other acts. She was a founder of the Maleny Celtic Winter School and has tutored in traditional singing there and for five years at Music Under the Southern Cross summer school in Victoria. She has taught singing at festivals and workshops around the world.
A passionate and thoughtful teacher (B.Ed), Nicole has a joyful enthusiasm for encouraging others to develop their vocal, musical and performance skills.
"...I was impressed by the meticulous preparation!"
"... the singing was like a shaft of sunlight through the grey clouds"