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Nicolette Charlie LoCoco

Nicolette Charlie LoCoco

Biography

Nicolette LoCoco is a 20-year-old percussionist and performer from Orland Park, Illinois. Ranging from playing Repinique in Samba de Cavalo to singing in multiple genre fields including Brass Band, Jazz Band, and Worship settings, Nicolette has proven herself to be an accomplished artist, claiming accolades, and titles such as Student of the Year for the Carl Sandburg High School Music Department as well as holding the role of student director of the High School’s Philharmonic Orchestra, amongst other groups. She has also had experience as a Pit Musician playing in school and local theatre settings. Nicolette is also a composer, arranger, and songwriter, having written pieces for multiple groups including front ensembles, samba groups, and her own band, Uncomfy Pillows – a funk and R&B band that plays locally in Arizona. Nicolette has been studying music for 14 years, establishing herself as a well-rounded percussionist and entertainer while also pursuing her passion for teaching. She now works as the technician for the front ensemble at Boulder Creek High School. Nicolette is currently a junior at Grand Canyon University where she studies Music Education with an emphasis in Percussion.

Professional Experience

  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education

Regions

  • Chicago/Midwest
  • Texas/Southwest

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Pit Musician (Other)
  • Classroom music teacher at an educational institution

My Primary Instrument

  • Percussion

My Instruments

  • Percussion
  • Piano
  • Voice

Software

  • GarageBand
  • Other

Affiliations

  • NAfME

Current HS, College, or Grad Student?

  • Yes

Pronouns

  • She/Her