Nikki studied at The Ithaca College School of Music graduating Cum Laude with a BM in Vocal Performance. During her high school and college years she not only performed but also taught voice, flute and theater.
After college graduation she moved to New York City to continue her pursuit of a life in the arts. Nikki sang with professional groups such as the Early Music Foundation of New York and Definitely Dickens Holiday Carolers performing at venues such as Escada 5th Avenue and Grand Central Station for a Skype Promotion. She’s appeared in cabaret shows both with U-Turn Productions in Chicago and in her own one-woman show “14 Faces” at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre in NYC’s Greenwich Village. Her album “Use What You Got” was recorded at Lofish Productions.
In more recent years, she's performed with professional groups around the CNY area. She sang with the R & B band "Solstice" appearing at venues including Ithacafest, The Dock, The Chapter House and Lot 10. Nikki also played a leading role in an original musical called “One October Midnight” which held its world premier at the Auburn Public Theater.
She sings with The Honey Child Soul Quintet bringing uplifting, multicultural music to schools, churches, benefits and events for non-profit organizations. The group was a recipient of an IPEI Grant to launch the Music for Unity and Social Change Project. They’ve appeared at venues including The Haunt and The State Theatre in Ithaca.
Nikki is currently the Administrative Coordinator at the Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center in Auburn NY. She’s also an instructor at Tiffany’s School of Dance and Performing Arts Center in Skaneateles NY teaching musical theater dance and tap to kids. Nikki’s passion extends into the healing arts field and she teaches about meditation, unblocking creativity, healthy relationships, life balance, and the importance of self care, as well.