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23 May 2015, News
Spring 2015 News
5/23/2015 - For those who haven't heard, I have expanded my musical services to include recording demos of your solo piano compositions (provided they are doable within time constraints), as I am currently working on one such project. This may be particularly useful for composers who are not themselves pianists, but would like to have their compositions read by a real pianist. In addition, I'll provide advice on writing effectively for the piano (though if much work needs to be done in this area, I'll ...
21 May 2015, News
2014 Events
11/2014 - Nicole served as a regional adjudicator for the Music Teachers National Association Student Composition Competition, evaluating elementary through Young Artist-level submissions. Congratulations to the division winners! 8/4-8/17/2014 - Nicole just successfully completed her first session as Faculty and Chair of the Composition Department at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp (Session IV, Middle School) in Twin Lake, Michigan, having been hired for the position only two weeks prior. 7/12/2014 - ...
21 May 2015, News
2013 News and Performances
b>10/3/2013 - Nicole's Divertimento for string quartet was premiered by the International String Quartet of Yucatan to an enthusiastic reception in Merida, Mexico. The run-through and performance can be viewed on Youtube here . Fall 2013 - Nicole will be performing with violinist Amy Schlicher as a newly-formed Duo del Mare aboard the MS Maasdam cruise liner (Holland America) for three months between September 28 and January 3, 2014. 6/14/2013 - Nicole has begun composing a series of ...
21 May 2015, News
2012 Happenings
12/2012 - Nicole's compositions will soon be featured at the LA-based production library Premier Tracks , which will make them available to film, commercial, TV and radio producers around the world. 10/19/2012 - The first movement of Nicole's Piano Trio in C minor was featured in recital at IU's Jacobs School of Music (with John Kluge, cello, and Ari Fisher, violin). In addition, the trio performed John Kluge's Song Without Words , and Nicole also served as a song accompanist. (Auer Hall, 5PM) ...
21 May 2015, News
Fall 2011 Events
12/3/2011 - Nicole presented a paper on complex emotions in Beethoven's Piano Sonata no. 31 in A-flat, op. 110 at the Gesellschaft fur Musiktheorie's annual meeting in Bern, Switzerland (via Skype!). 11/18/2011 - Nicole's Etude-Fantasy for solo flute was premiered by Eric Bowling at The Bishop, an off-campus venue in Bloomington, IN. (8PM) 10/14/2011 - Nicole performed the third movement of Sergei Prokofiev's Sonata no. 7 in B-flat, op. 83 at IU's annual Graduate Theory Association Recital in ...
21 May 2015, News
Summer 2011 Performances
7/10/2011 - Nicole served as the orchestral pianist in a recital featuring Mozart's beloved Piano Concerto in C major, K467 , with soloist June Xiao. View the concert program here . Recording forthcoming via IU Variations software. Summer 2011 - Nicole will serve as a solo and collaborative artist on select Saturday nights at the Story Inn restaurant (Story, IN).
21 May 2015, News
Spring 2011 Premieres
4/9, 5/21/2011 - Nicole presented her paper on Rachmaninoff at both the West Coast Conference of Music Theory and Analysis (Santa Barbara, CA) and at Louisiana State University's inaugural Biennial Music Colloquium (Baton Rouge, LA), by which point she has given this paper five times in five states in five months! 3/29/2011 - Two movements of Nicole's Sextet for mixed chamber ensemble were performed at IU's Jacobs School of Music under the baton of Jason Jedlicka, conductor, with the composer at the ...
21 May 2015, News
Spring 2011 Events
2/5, 2/19/2011 - After a successful presentation in Florida, Nicole also presented her paper on Rachmaninoff at both the Michigan Interdisciplinary Music Society's "Conversations" conference and Indiana University's annual Graduate Theory Symposium. Further conference engagements TBA. 1/15/2011 - Nicole has been invited to present an analytical paper on Rachmaninoff's Etude-Tableau in D, op. 39 no. 9, at Florida State University's annual Music Theory Forum. Click here for more information.
21 May 2015, News
More Fall 2010 News
11/8/2010 - Two of Nicole's settings of poems by Alex Posey, Nature's Blessings and A Vision (2006), were performed at Dr. Kirsten Kunkle's faculty recital at Lincoln University (PA). 10/15/2010 - The Scherzo from Nicole's Suite for Two Pianos (2008) was featured at Indiana University's annual Graduate Theory Association recital (Nicole DiPaolo and Jason Jedlicka, piano), at which she also gave a solo performance of Rachmaninoff's Etude-Tableau in D major, op. 39 no. 9 .
21 May 2015, News
Summer and Fall 2010 Happenings
9/1/2010 - Nicole has begun serving as a class accompanist for Indiana University's Pre-College Ballet Program, in addition to serving as a vocal and instrumental accompanist for select School of Music students. 8/1/2010 - Nicole's most recent composition project, Five Miniatures for Flute and Violoncello , received a partial premiere at Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music (Auer Hall), with Jessica Banks, flute, and Eric Allen, violoncello. View the concert program here. (PDF)