Nicole Neeley is an accomplished young musician having experience as an orchestral musician, recording artist, chamber musician, and instructor. The accomplishments of her studio are well known in the Memphis area with many of her students leading the sections of youth orchestra as well as holding top chairs in All-state and All-west bands. During her performance career she has had the opportunity to play as a guest artist with many different organizations in the Mid South such as the Tupelo Opera, Jackson Symphony, the Balmoral Chamber Orchestra, and the Memphis Repertory Orchestra as well as holding the Principal position in the Corinth Symphony for the 2015 season. Her career as a recording artist has skyrocketed with the recent recording of Angels of Mercy by David Maslanka, available on Naxos, in which she appeared as a featured soloist. Through the years she has received several awards and recognition including First place in Bach Festival in 2011, and Honorable Mention in the MTNA competition in 2009.
As an instructor, Mrs. Neeley is very involved in teaching the next generation of bassoonist. The accomplishments of her studio are well known. Her student's have held top chairs in the All-State bands and orchestras, and in the 2015/16 season every single one of you students placed in their respective honor bands in the Mid-South area. Additionally, She has a number of students currently playing in youth orchestras in the mid-south such as the Germantown Youth Symphony and the Memphis Youth Orchestra.
In her free time she enjoys Netflix, pizza, and the company of her husband and puppy.
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