Nicole Paglialonga has performed nationally and internationally as an orchestral and chamber musician and teacher. Her collaborations have brought her to various parts of Europe and South America, with teaching trips to Asia planned for 2015. Prior to moving to Virginia, she performed with piano trio Osud Trio, Sarasota Orchestra, Opera Tampa, and at Disney World as a member of baroque ensemble Nova Era. She was also on the faculty of Bethune-Cookman University and Patel Conservatory. Currently, she performs with the Roanoke Symphony, Ash Lawn Opera, and instructs the Radford Youth Strings, which is in its first year. Nicole lives in Blacksburg with her husband, clarinetist Phillip Paglialonga, where she also enjoys teaching yoga.