Nicole Cusano is a second year Masters student in Saxophone Performance. Originally from Medford NY, Nicole holds a Bachelors of Music in Music Education as well as a Certificate in Saxophone Performance from The Crane School of Music. At Penn State she is the tenor saxophonist in the Penn State Graduate Quartet. Nicole has performed at the 2011 NASA regional conference in West Point, NY and was also a member of the 2010 American Music Abroad Wind Band that toured various venues throughout Europe. Upon graduating from Penn State, Nicole hopes to attain a job teaching Elementary-Middle School Band. Nicole’s primary teachers include Christopher Creviston and David Stambler.