Nicole Chamberlain is a composer and flutist living in Atlanta, GA. Nicole's works have been featured on WPLN's "Live in Studio C", bowed.org, International Festival of Women Composers at IUP, SCI Conference at UCM, and IAWM World Congress 2011. In 2008, Nicole was awarded Atlanta Pen Women's Composer of the Year. In 2010, Nicole won "Audience Favorite" at the Atlanta Opera's 24 Hour Opera Project for her opera "Scrub-A-Dub Raw" which resulted in the the Atlanta Opera's first ever commission of the children's opera "Rabbit Tales" which received over 50 performances. Nicole has recently been commissioned to compose an orchestral work by the Georgia Symphony Orchestra which will premiere October 13, 2012. Nicole received her Bachelors in Music Composition from University of Georgia where she studied with Dr. William Davis, Dr. Leonard Ball, Dr. Lewis Nielson and Dr. Roger Vogel and was selected for masterclasses with Charles Wuorinen and Joan Tower.
Nicole, as a flutist, she has appeared with such groups as Georgia Symphony Orchestra, duoATL, Mercury Season, Terminus Ensemble, Chamber Cartel, neoPhonia, Bent Frequency, Capitol City Opera, and Orchestra Atlanta. Nicole has participated in Masterclasses with Bradly Garner, Paul Edmund-Davies and Dr.Gordon Cole. Nicole's former flute teachers have included Donna Orbavich (Hong Kong Symphony), Lisa Wienhold (Alabama Symphony), Dr. Ronald Waln (University of Georgia) and Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's principal flutist, Christina Smith.
Currently she balances her time composing, teaching students, and performing. Nicole lives in Doraville with her husband, guitarist and composer Brian Chamberlain.