IN THE PRESS
Feel free to browse the photos from Nick’s various endeavors. You can interact with them pictures and videos by clicking on them!
Nick's unique approach to choral rehearsal emphasizes the individual experience through music making. The process of crafting a musical performance can be tedious and exhausting. Through the choral rehearsal process, first and foremost, we must enjoy it. Every rehearsal should provide a safe space for emotional expression and social connection. Through Nick's energetic, engaging, and passionate direction, he strives to make each rehearsal full of positive vulnerability and abundant joy.
Coro de Niños is an after-school program run by the Kalamazoo Children's Chorus. It features kids from 3-5th grade from both Spanish and English speaking homes. Instruction is done mostly in Spanish. Music is done primarily in Spanish, and reflects a wide variety of cultures and styles. Here is a video of Nick (Director) rehearsing a number from the Children's Choral Suite.
Junie B. Jones is a bright and inspiring story of a young girl, as she adventures thought the trials and tribulations of elementary school. Here's a clip of Story of My Life featuring Allie Grace, Jesús Barajas, Alex Papanstasopoulos, Jono Mammel, Katie Snyder, and Olivia Belfie. Done at Timber Lake Playhouse with Music Direction by Nick.