Born and raised in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, Amy Nickler began playing the violin at age six. Six years later she switched to the double bass and has loved it ever since.
In recent years, Nickler has participated as a fellow in several festivals and orchestras such as the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, The Orchestra NOW, Oslo Kammerakademi, Norfolk Chamber Music Festival and Miami Music Festival. In July 2016, Nickler was a winner of the Concerto Competition honoring Ida Haendel with the opportunity to perform as a soloist in the New World Center with the Miami Music Festival Orchestra. Aside from performing, Nickler enjoys her time as a teaching artist for the Nat King Cole Generation Hope, Inc. and the Volta Music Foundation in Havana, Cuba.
Nickler received her Bachelor of Music at Lynn Conservatory in 2017 with Professor Timothy Cobb and she received her Master of Music at Yale School of Music with Professor Donald Palma in 2019.
You can enjoy Amy perfoming on the Music Hall stage at the following concerts:
October 23-24 - The Nightmare Before Christmas
October 29-30 - Freedom & Joy
December 29-30 - Return of the Jedi
March 5 - Lollipops Family Concert
March 18-20 - Respect: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin
April 8-9 - Bronfman & La Mer
April 20 - CSO Proof: Black Being
April 22 - Classical Roots
May 14-15 - Transcendent Bruckner