Nicole Asel and pianist, Robert Spillman will collaborate to record Robert Livingston Aldridge's song collection, LoveSongs. Release date will be in 2018 under the Centaur Music label.
Mezzo Soprano soloist on the world premiere recording of Kyle Kindred's 1st Wind Symphony with the Sam Houston State University Wind Ensembleunder the direction of Matthew McInturf..
An American Art Song Recital collaboration with Mitra Sateghpour, soprano. Presenting works by Robert Livingston Aldridge, Ricky Ian Gordon, Jake Heggie, William Bolcom and Stephen Sondheim
February 13, 2018, 7:30 pm at the James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center, Huntsville, TX
February 26, 2018, 7:00 pm at University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA
Recital Collaboration with Marc Webster, bass and Cheryl Cellon Lindquist, piano. Presenting works by Gustav Mahler, Francesca Santoliquido, Henry Purcell, and Robert Livingston Aldridge.
As part of the New American Voice Project, Dr. Asel will premiere works by Robert Spillman and Brian Graiser.
April 20 & 21, 2018
James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center, Huntsville, TX
Mezzo Soprano soloist on the world premiere recording of Kyle Kindred's 1st Wind Symphony with the Sam Houston State University Wind Ensemble under the direction of Matthew McInturf.
April 26, 2018, 7:30 pm at the James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center, Huntsville, TX
Ms. Asel and Suale Garcia, piano will perform excerpts from Robert Schumann's Frauenliebe und Leben on The Sam Houston State University's bi-annual event Dance Spectrum. This will be the premiere of a collaboration with choreographer, Joshua Manculich in a gender neutral interpretation of Schumann's famous song cycle.
April 2018 at the James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center, Huntsville, TX
Ms. Asel will perform Hector Berlioz's Les nuit d'été with the Sam Houston State University Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Jake Sustaita.
Dr. Asel is in her first year on the teaching faculty of the Houston Grand Opera Bauer Family High School Voice Studio in the Fall of 2017.
Mother in Amahl and The Night Visitors with Music On Site Opera, December 2017. Performances in Wichita, Hillsboro,and Newton, Kansas.
Mezzo soprano soloist in Kyle Kindred's 1st Wind Symphony with the Sam Houston State University Wind Ensemble under the direction of Matthew McInturf., November 2, 2017.
Recital Tour: A collaboration with Marc Webster, bass and Christopher Zemliauskas, piano. Presenting works by Gustav Mahler, Francesca Santoliquido, Henry Purcell, and Ricky Ian Gordon. March 21, 2017, 7:30 pm in Barnes Hall, Ithaca Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: March 22, 2017, 7:30 pm in Hockett Recital Hall, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY: April 9, 2017, 7:30 pm at the James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center, Huntsville, TX
Performed Cuatro Canciones Andinas by Gabriela Frank at the Contemporary Music Festival. Hunstville, TX. March, 2017.
Presented Ricky Ian Gordon's song cycle, Late Afternoon, at the Rocky Mountain College Music Society Conference in collaboration with Dr. Allan Armstrong. Portales, New Mexico. March 2017.
Performed in recital with Catherine Compton, soprano and Allan Armstrong, piano. in Brownsville, TX. March 2017
Presented research on multicultural opera productions at the National Opera Association Conference in Santa Barbara, CA. January 2017
Performed as soloist with the Sam Houston State University's Early Music Ensemble. December, 2016
Performed at the Fall Faculty Gala at Sam Houston State University. October, 2016
Performed opera classics with the Sam Houston State University voice faculty at the Centrum in Houston, TX. September, 2016
Directed the Bravo Opera Company's production of Kurt Weill's Street Scene. April 2016.
Performed the mezzo-soprano solos in Mendelssohn's 'Elijah' withe The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Master Chorale. April 2016
Presented a solo recital of music by Mozart, Ravel, Mahler, Britten and Wainwright, February 2016
Performed the mezzo-soprano solo in Haendel's 'The Messiah' with the Valley Choral Artists. December 2015
Directed the Bravo Opera Company's Fall Scenes Gala. November 2015
Lecture recital on Songs for Lulu by Rufus Wainwright at the Texoma Region NATS Conference. November 2015
Designed and Directed an Educational Outreach production of 'Hansel and Gretel.' October 2015
UT-RGV Faculty Chamber recital of German Lied including Brahms' 'Liebeslieder Waltzes.' October 2015
Recital of Robert Spillman compositions with UT-RGV voice faculty, composer at the piano. September 2015
Concerts in Texarkana, Hot Springs Arkansas and Little Rock Arkansas. September 2015
Selected as a 2015 National Association of Teachers of Singing Intern, Las Vegas, NV. June 2015
Selected as an auditor for the Fall Island Vocal Arts Seminar in Potsdam, NY. May 2015
Directed Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado at the University of Texas - Brownsville. April 2015
Joint Faculty Recital of American Art Song, University of Texas - Brownsville. February 2015
Awarded Second Place in the 2013-2014 National Opera Association Production Competition, Division I for The University of Texas - Brownsville's 2014 Production of Mozart's Die Zauberflöte.
Community Outreach Performances with Opera San Antonio, San Antonio, TX. December 2014
Solo Recital, music of Rossini, Schumann, Brahms, and Bolcom, University of Texas - Brownsville. September 2014
Opera Fort Collins Gala, Fort Collins, CO. August 2014