Nicole Scott has been a Brevard County resident since childhood, and has played the flute since the 7th grade. She earned her Bachelor of Music degree in Flute Performance from Florida State University. While attending FSU, Nicole was employed by Walt Disney World to play flute and piccolo during holiday seasons. She was awarded competitive music scholarships at the University of North Texas, where she graduated with a Master of Music degree in an Orchestral Instrument. At North Texas, she played principal flute in the Symphony Orchestra and was first chair flutist in the Wind Ensemble. Her teachers have included Nancy Clew, Geoffrey Gilbert, Charles DeLaney, George Morey, and Peter Lloyd.
Nicole is a member of the Brevard Symphony Orchestra, the Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra, and the Walt Disney World Orchestra. She has played flute and piccolo with the Opera Orlando, The Villages Community Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Atlantic Classical Orchestra. She performs professionally, both with flute alone, and in chamber groups of various sizes and instrumentation. Nicole is also a member of the Space Coast Flute Orchestra.
Nicole was a featured flute soloist with the Community Band of Brevard in December 1994, playing Carmen Fantaisie by Francois Borne, and with the Space Coast Pops in October 1997, playing Fantaisie Pastorale Hongroise by Franz Doppler. She performed Antonio Vivaldi's Concerto in C Major for piccolo with the Space Coast Flute Choir in May 2000, and again with the Melbourne Municipal Band in July 2000. She made a second appearance with the Melbourne Municipal Band in November 2001, this time as flute soloist, performing Briccialdi's Carnival of Venice. In October 2002, Nicole performed another piccolo solo with the Space Coast Flute Orchestra (formerly Space Coast Flute Choir), Concerto in A Minor by Michel Blavet. The following month, she played the Carnival of Venice with the Sunshine Brass Quintet, on their premiere concert.