Nicole Fizznoglia teaches cello, coaches chamber music, and directs the cello choir at NCMC. She studied at the Boston Conservatory of Music and received her Masters Degree in cello performance from UMass Amherst. Her teachers have included Astrid Schween of the Juilliard Quartet, Jonathan Miller of the Boston Symphony and Matt Haimovitz. Nicole has performed with the Lark Quartet, the Lighthouse Chamber Players, the Mohawk Trail Music Festival, the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, and has performed with Kanye West at the Giants Stadium, Gillette Stadium, Mullins Center and in New York for Hennessy Artistry. She has also taught on the faculty of the Williston Northampton School, the Community Music School of Springfield, the Berkshire Hills Music Academy, and is currently teaching at Mount Holyoke College, and in her private studio. Nicole received her Suzuki Cello Training in books 1-10 under the tutelage of world renowned Suzuki Pedagogue, Dr. Tanya Carey, and is certified under the Suzuki Association of the Americas.