Degrees and Certifications:
Nicholas Ciulla is currently Assistant Principal Trumpet of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, having joined the orchestra in 2015. Prior to his appointment in the ASO, Nicholas played Second Trumpet in the Wichita Symphony Orchestra from 2012-2014. An avid educator, he has served semester appointments at Auburn University and the University of Montevallo. Additionally, Nicholas serves as trumpet instructor for Mountain Brook City Schools and Hoover City Schools as well as adjunct instructor at Talladega College and the Alabama School of Fine Arts. Nicholas has a Bachelors of Music Performance from Baldwin-Wallace University and a Masters of Music Performance from Wichita State University and is currently pursuing his DMA at the University of Alabama. His principal teachers include Michael Sachs, Geoff Hardcastle, Mario Guarneri, Jack Sutte, David Hunsicker and Chris Moore. Nicholas is a Conn-Selmer Endorsing Artist.