Nicole Payie

Dipl.Mus (VCM/Camosun); BMUS (UVic); MMus (U Ottawa)

Nicole has played classical guitar from the age of seven when she started lesson at the Victoria Conservatory of Music. After completing the VCM/Camosun Diploma in Music, majoring in Classical Guitar Performance, she pursued a Bachelor of Music at the University of Victoria and afterwards a Master’s in Music Performance at the University of Ottawa.

Having taught private students of all ages and abilities, Nicole enjoys helping students find their own music voice. Nicole is excited to join the faculty in the Department of Early Childhood Music, teaching classes out in the Greater Victoria community, and looks forward to inspiring young children with the joy and creativity of music.