Soprano Nicole Cascione is currently working toward a Graduate Performance Diploma in Vocal Performance under the direction of Dr. Steven Rainbolt at The Peabody Institute. Nicole holds a Masters of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Peabody and a BM in Music Education from The College of New Jersey. Past roles include Blanche de la Force (Dialogues des Carmélites), The Saint (Ophelia Forever), Ariel (Ariel’s Tempest), Pernille (Captain Lovelock), Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia) and Despina (Così fan tutte).