Nick graduated from the University of Arkansas with a music business degree. He has played drums since the age of 9. He was a member of Colts Drum & Bugle Corps in 2006 and has been a part of several drum lines in the past. Nick also participated in several ensembles at the University of Arkansas including: wind symphony, big band, jazz combos, percussion ensembles, and steel drum bands. He has also played in the North Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, and various local bands in Fayetteville. Nick has taught percussion at Fayetteville High School and Sigler Music Center in Arkansas, as well as Coweta, Holland Hall, and Drum World in the Tulsa Oklahoma area. Nick is currently teaching percussion at Owasso Public Schools and performing in various local ensembles including the Tulsa Signature Symphony.