Nicole (Nikki) Lickstein is a 15 year old honor student at A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida, where she majors in music, playing upright double acoustic bass in orchestra and minors in guitar in jazz band. A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts is proudly listed in US News and World Report's Top 50 High Schools in the United States.
Nikki enjoys writing music, arranging her own jazz/coffee house style “covers" of pop songs and dancing at the Florida School for Dance Education.
She was a student at the North Palm Beach School of Rock for many years, playing all rhythm section instruments.
Nikki has trained at the Juilliard Jazz summer residency program in West Palm Beach, under the instruction of renown jazz artists Bobby Broom, Ron Carter, Rodney Jones, Carl Allen and Ron Blake; at the Wabass Institute at Curtis Conservatory in Philadelphia; and at the Berklee College of Music Global Strings Program in Boston.
Nikki has been a model with Arthur Arthur and Ford in Miami, appeared in a print campaign for Comcast and appeared as an "extra" in a first season episode of Teen Nickelodeon's hit TV show, "Every Witch Way.”
Nikki’s musical influences include Nora Jones, Tracy Chapman, Meghan Trainor and Esperanza Spaulding.
Nikki's 'Ex-Crush” has spent two weeks at #1 on XRP Radio's Top 40 and has appeared in the charts for four weeks in the Top 40!
Find Nikki on Instagram @Nikki.Lickstein
and keep up to date on her debut album of original songs, due out in June, 2016!
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