Regional Program Coordinator, Southern California
Nicolette joins the Little Kids Rock team as Regional Program Coordinator for Southern California starting in fall 2017, and has been a teaching artist and musician for over eight years. After graduating from UCLA with a bachelors in Ethnomusicology in 2013, Nicolette founded the string program at Lincoln Heights Youth Arts Center and has taught primary music classes for grades K-3 in Glendale Unified School District. She also runs an active private studio of students from her home in Echo Park, Los Angeles. With a background in classical, bluegrass, old-time fiddling, Nicolette combines her knowledge of alternative genres and love of pop music to enrich her students’ musical experience.
An avid performer, Nicolette writes and plays in her band, Fenway, as a violinist and singer. In her free time she regularly faces hours of LA traffic just to sit by the beach.