Rebecca Nickles is an active piano instructor and collaborative pianist in the Cedar Valley. She began her piano studio, Espressivo, in 2014 after receiving her Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Wartburg College. Accepting an adjunct position at Wartburg College in 2016, she taught piano basic skills and accompanied before pursuing her Master of Music in Piano Performance and Pedagogy in 2017 at the University of Northern Iowa. Rebecca enjoys teaching a variety of ages, offering individual lessons as well as group instruction. Students are encouraged to share their music with others and are offered regular performance opportunities such as recitals, festivals, and competitions. Input from her students is highly valued, and Rebecca strives to tailor lessons to fit each students’ unique personality and musical interests.