Nichole Robertson, pianist, is recognized throughout the Kitchener-Waterloo community for her valuable contribution to the fields of piano performance and pedagogy. An accomplished pianist and clarinet player, Nichole currently teaches full-time at the Beckett School of Music, managing a studio of over fifty students each year since 2000. Nichole completed an honours undergraduate degree at Wilfrid Laurier University, majoring in clarinet and piano as well as music therapy. She has studied with distinguished artists Terry Kroetsch and Garth Beckett, as well as music therapists Dr. Colin Lee and Dr. Rosemary Fischer. Since graduating from Wilfrid Laurier University, Nichole has also completed her ARCT through Canada's Royal Conservatory of Music, and is currently pursuing advanced training in piano pedagogy through the Conservatory system. In 2009 Nicole was awarded the silver medal for Intermediate Pedagogy after attaining the highest mark in Ontario. She is a gifted and creative teacher. Her students provide proof of her skills by winning awards each year in the K-W Kiwanis Music Festival and distinguishing themselves in the annual Royal Conservatory of Music exams.