Dr. Nicole Wright is an award-winning violinist, violist, arranger, and music educator who has worked with renowned artists such as Rick Ross, Miley Cyrus, Mark Ronson, Jon Batiste, Metro Boomin, Yebba Smith, and Madonna. She has performed at the White House Correspondents Dinner Pre-party, hosted by Google and the Atlantic, under the Obama administration, appeared as an on-stage musician at the Metropolitan Opera; and, in a series of television shows such as the David Letterman show, Saturday Night Live, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and in the Netflix’s limited series, the High and the Hog.
As a world traveling artist she has performed in Guadeloupe, France with Ensemble du Monde, in Panama City Panama with the Funsincopa organization, and the Tri-state area with the Wordless Orchestra. Passionate about performing, arranging, and teaching, Dr. Wright was reached out to by the Bronxnet Television station to be their spotlight artist. There, she shared her teaching philosophy and performed her arrangement of Michael Jackson’s ‘Heal the World’. The Bronxnet Television station also shared her arrangement of Lean on Me, in honor of Black History Month.
Ms. Wright holds a Master of Music Degree from Mannes College of Music, and a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from Rutgers University. Along with performing Dr. Wright is a passionate educator. Currently, she is the teaching master at Opus 118, Harlem School of Music. There, she leads the violin program at a public school in Harlem and trains aspiring violin teachers. Dr. Wright resides in New York City and enjoys traveling, reading, cooking, and fashion.