Aerosol scientists suggest that singing is an activity associated with an increased risk of audience exposure to the SARS-CoV2, the virus that causes COVID-19. In order to minimize that risk, the singers in shows presented at Blue Strawberry starting this August will all perform from as far upstage as possible. read more...
A completely delightful jazz violinist and vocalist with a bright, shining voice and a terrific band.
Pete Ruthenburg, Piano Vince Clark, Bass Charles Smotherson, Drums
While training for a career as an orchestral violinist, Nikki discovered a love for jazz, rock, rhythm and blues. She has shared the stage with artists including the Black Eyed Peas, the Moody Blues, Amy Grant, Bernadette Peters, and Johnny Mathis.
Classically trained, she’s the recipient of scholarships from the Cleveland Institute of Music (Preparatory Division) and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. She’s also one of two American violinists selected to perform in the inaugural season of the Operafestival di Roma in Rome, Italy.