Nicholas Molle

Nicholas M.

San Jose, CA

About Nicholas M.

Background check: Last verified 10/24/2015
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Nicholas teaches: Ages 5 to 50
Teaching since: November 2013
Last sign in: 5 days ago

Overview

Nicholas M. is available to give voice and piano lessons in-home and in-studio.

What to expect in a voice lesson:

Vocal warm-ups
Technique and style development
Selected songs to practice
A recorded copy of the lesson to review and practice with.

As a private instructor, Nicholas seeks to develop students of his own to build excellent technique that they may become confident and comfortable singers and pianists in any style they desire.

Nicholas' Choral Experience:

Past Conductors:
Dr. Sharlene Archibeque, Dr. Amanda Quist, Lou De La Rosa, Daniel Hughes and Dr. Jeffrey Benson.

Past Choir Concert Tours:
Europe 2005 with De La Rosa and 2010 with Dr Quist.
"Star Wars in Concert" October 2009 (Sacramento and San Jose)
"€œAndrea Bocelli in Concert"€ November 2012 (San Jose)
"The Rolling Stones 50 and Counting Tour" May 2013 (Oakland and San Jose)

Other Productions:
Eric Whitacre€™s "Virtual Choir"€ (Beta, 1, 2, 3)

*** Lesson Details ***
Voice and Piano Lessons

+ Vocal and/or piano warm-up exercises
+ Technique and style development
+ Selected songs to practice
+ A recorded copy of the lesson to review and practice with.

As a private instructor, Nicholas seeks to develop students of his own to build excellent technique that they may become confident and comfortable singers and pianists in any style they desire.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Piano Keyboard with Music Stand.
Piano and Vocal Song Books
Lesson Recording Device

*** Travel Equipment ***
I provide a selection of music books to read from, a piano keyboard if the student does not have one, and a lesson recording device. Students may provide any music they wish to work on.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in singing and teaching Art Song and Opera/Concert Arias.

Photos and Videos

I perform in recital 5 Popular Greek Melodies by Maurice Ravel in French.

Experience

Assistant Choir Director

May 2014 - Present
Westminster Presbyterian Church

Rehearse and conduct the church choir on repertoire for services, sing tenor with the choir when the lead director conducts.

Opera Chorus

Oct 2011 - Present
Opera San Jose

2011
Pagliacci – Baritone chorus

2012
La Traviata – Supernumerary
Faust – Baritone chorus

2013
Il Trovatore – Tenor chorus

2014
Madama Butterfly – Tenor Chorus
Don Giovanni - Tenor Chorus
Rigoletto - Tenor Chorus
The Italian Girl In Algiers - Tenor Chorus

Church Choir

May 2012 - Apr 2014
St. Luke's of Los Gatos

Tenor Section Leader and Soloist

Church Choir

Jan 2005 - Apr 2012
Los Gatos United Methodist Church

Tenor Section Leader

SJSU Music - Voice Performance Major

Jan 2010 - May 2011
SJSU Opera Workshop

Directed by Daniel Helfgot

Cavalli's La Didone - Eolo and Acate
Mozart'™s The Magic Flute - A slave and a priest
Robert Xavier Rodriguez'™ Suor Isabella - A young lover
Robert Sirota'™s The Clever Mistress - An old wool merchant

Education

Bachelors in Music, Voice Performance

Aug 2008 - May 2011
San Jose State University

AA Degree in Music

Aug 2004 - May 2008
West Valley College

Languages Spoken

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency
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3 Reviews on Nicholas M.

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Suriya M. Dec 28, 2015
Piano · In home
Verified Student
10 stars! He's very good. He's always on time. Recommend!
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Michelle P. Dec 27, 2015
Singing · In home
Verified Student
Nicholas is a great singing teacher that is nice and is a great singer!! He helps my daughter understand easily as she tells me great comments about her lessons. Over all it has been great!!!
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Ruma S. Jan 19, 2015
Classical Voice · In home
Nicholas is an amazing singer and a great teacher! He is very professional, came before time, and went over time. My daughter and our entire family really liked him. He also teaches a colleague's daughter who spoke highly of Nicholas. All in all, a great experience!