NICOLE JORDAN

VOCALIST, WRITER, ACADEMIC

 

ABOUT NICOLE

Dr. Nicole Jordan is a Trinidad-born, Canada-raised vocalist, writer, academic, and musician based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. She has performed all over the world as an opera singer and chamber musician. She is involved in many creative projects and her albums include Sweet Solitude (2012) and recently, Jab Jab with The Dr. Jordan Institute (2019) which blends Afro-Caribbean, classical, and electronic music. Her creative work often calls upon her Caribbean heritage and spirituality placed in contrast with life in Europe. Her first book of poetry, '89' was launched in 2018, and in 2017 she performed her one-woman show, Goddess of the Wind. A versatile vocalist, Nicole explores the boundaries of her instrument with techniques ranging from coloratura soprano to spoken word. She has been called a ‘singer-scholar’ and holds a PhD in Music Performance Studies from the University of Sheffield, UK. She works in The Netherlands as an academic supervisor and coordinator at the Codarts Conservatory of Music in Rotterdam, and as Diversity Advisor at the Royal Conservatory of Music in The Hague.