Violist, Nicole Wright, is pursuing her doctorate degree, in viola performance, at Rutgers University, the
Mason Gross School of Music. She received her master’s degree, in viola performance, from Mannes
College of Music, the New School of Music; and, her bachelor’s degree, in music education and
performance, from Ithaca College of Music. Ms. Wright is currently the principal violist of the Jeunes
Virtuoses de New York ensemble. With this ensemble, she has toured around France for five summers
and participated in several concerts around the New York City area. In the Spring of 2012, Ms. Wright
served as the Assistant Principal of the Mannes Orchestra; with whom she performed in Alice Tully Hall
at Lincoln Center.
Ms. Wright has performed with various ensembles around the United States, Switzerland and France.
She has performed during Fashion Week, played back-up for Madonna and NSYNC with the Opus 118
Harlem School of Music ensemble. She has appeared as a violinist in the movies Music of the Heart and
Ms. Wright is also an active teacher in the New York City area. She is currently a violin, viola and piano