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Nicole Abissi – This is Only the Beginning

Nicole Abissi 
The world-class trombonist talks about her experience navigating motherhood while freelancing in New York City.

Abissi has some serious trombone “street cred”. She’s performed and held positions in several big orchestras like Alabama and Colorado Symphony as well as being a member of two touring brass groups. And like me, her husband is pretty good at the trombone. Nikki is married to Colin Williams, associate principal trombone of the New York Philharmonic. They reside in Inwood, what we call “Upstate Manhattan” with their sons, toddler Christopher and newborn Alexander.  Continue reading Nicole Abissi – This is Only the Beginning