Senior Sales Associate
Joined in
2018
Levels Taught

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Current Band(s)/Gig(s)

Houston Pride Band

Areas of Instruction

Flute, Piccolo, Music Theory

Expertise

Flutes & Piccolos, Recorders, Woodwinds, Woodwind Accessories

Specialties / Genres Taught

Flute, Piccolo, music theory, recorder

Current Projects

Houston Pride Band, Houston Flute Club

Favorite Instruments

Flute, Piccolo, recorder, oboe, english horn, acoustic guitar, Theremin

Favorite Bands

Lady Gaga, Pavement, Stephen Malkmus, She and Him

Education

San Jacinto College, Texas School of Business, J. Frank Dobie High School

Musical Interests

orchestral music, Classical Jazz, Claude Bolling, Jean Pierre Rampal

Performance Experience

Houston Symphonic Band, Shimmer Flute Ensemble, Celestial Flute Ensemble, Clear Lake Symphony, Houston Pride Band, Pearland Community Band, San Jacinto College Band, Community College All-State Band

Nicholas

Senior Sales Associate

"Playing the flute is like writing a book. You're telling what's in your heart....It's easier to play if it's right from your heart. You get the tone and the fingers will follow."

                                                              -Eddie Cahill

 

About Me

   Nicholas joins the Music and Arts team as our  New Senior Associate and flute sales specialist with over 20 years of musical, retail, and customer service experience. Nicholas has been studying flute, piccolo and music since he was 9 and has studied privately with notable local teachers such as Maria Parker, Norma Williams, and Antonia Rogers as well as studied extensively with flue professor and musicologist, Lynn Brandt of San Jacinto College. His past performances include concert cycles with the Houston Symphonic band, Pearland Community Band, Shimmer Flute Ensemble, substituting with the Clear Lake Symphony, and playing with the community college All-State Band in 2012 as their solo piccolo player. He currently is a member of the Houston Flute Club and plays flute and piccolo with the Houston Pride Band. Along with studying privately Nicholas has played for several famous flutist in master classes and privately like Peggy Russell, Jennifer Keeney and Daniel Alexander. While working and playing throughout the years, Nicholas has found the time to a earn a certificate as a medical office specialist  as well as an Associate degree in music and general studies from San Jacinto college. Active in the houston flute community, Nicholas enjoys spending time with his pomeranians, perfomring, and  teaching music to people of all ages. Feel free to give us a call or send us an email if you have questions he could answer for you.

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