A native Houstonian, Nikki has always had a love for music, having grown up in a musical family with piano, trumpet, and drums constantly ringing throughout her household. Her singing career began at a very early age, singing at her local church and playing saxophone in both her middle and high school.
Nikki earned her degree in music at Houston Baptist University with voice as her primary instrument. Her formal training led her to become the lead singer at Houston's First Baptist, a position she has held since 2012. Singing on a variety of projects, Nikki has been featured at venues such as the Continental Club, Wortham Theatre, MATCH, Jones Hall (Houston Symphony) Jet Lounge, and South Main Baptist.
Nikki's versatile background has led her to having various roles in a variety of programs, including The Sorcerer, West Side Story, Wild Party, Family Reunion, Dido and Aneas, The Pirates of Penzance, and the world premiere of Krzysztof Penderecki Requiem with the Houston Symphony.
Originally from Seattle, Eric has had a wide ranging career playing piano which has led him to perform at the Hollywood Bowl, on television, and for a variety of professional theater shows and auditions. In 2005, Eric won the Simon Fiset Chopin Competition.
At the age of 16, Eric began attending California Baptist University and now holds both a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Piano Performance. His versatile playing has allowed him to play with numerous performing groups, including CBU's Choir and Orchestra, with a featured performance as the soloist in the Concert Bands performance of "Rhapsody in Blue".
Eric has directed a variety of shows, including "Seussical" and a Broadway Revue show at Orange Lutheran High while also working as associate of worship at Nortpoint Church in Corona.
Martín Quiroga Jr.
An avid performer and educator, Martín Quiroga Jr. has been professionally playing drums in the Houston area since 2005. His performance experience spans a broad scope of concerts, including solo performances, orchestral events, musicals, and choral concerts.
Martín has played in a variety of venues, including the Midtown Arts & Theatre Center Houston (MATCH), South Main Baptist Church, The Rec Room, St. Johns School, Island East-End Theatre Company (Galveston), and the AT&T Center in San Antonio.
Martín's musical style has been informed by his exposure to some of the greatest drum legends out there, including Art Blakey, Mitch Mitchell, Max Roach, Bill Ward, Thomas Pridgen, Poncho Sanchez, and Tony Royster Jr.