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Rhythmz Family

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Nicole Durant

Director & Teacher

Voice, Piano, Drums, Guitar, Dance, Acting, Art

Nicole instructs a majority of the programing.  She earned a Degree in Music from SUNY: New Paltz as well as a Degree from Ashworth College in Early Childhood Education. 


Nicole has been an educator for more than 18 years, working with children of all ages.  She has been studying voice for over 30 years and piano for close to 18.  Nicole has a theater arts background with experience in many styles of music and dance.

In addition to her many roles at Rhythmz, Nicole is the Director of Operations for the historic nonprofit Braeside Camp.

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Kate Anderson

Private Instructor

Saxophone, Piano, Flute, Clarinet, Trumpet


Kate Anderson earned her Bachelor of Music Performance degree at Penn State University and her Master of Jazz Studies degree at Northern Illinois University.  She is a veteran of many professional performances throughout the United States, Latin America, and Europe.

Kate is an accomplished jazz and classical saxophonist.  She has studied and performed with leading artists, and been featured on many recordings.


Kate is also a dedicated music educator on the faculty of the New City School of Music.  


Angela Fiedler

Private Instructor


Angela has been playing violin for well over a decade and is studying Violin Performance at Purchase Conservatory of Music.

Currently, Angela studies with Carmit Zori, who was taught by professional chamber musician and graduate of Curtis Institute of Music, Ivan Galamian.

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