NICOLE MOLUMBY is Professor at Boise State University, Department of Music where she teaches flute, flute techniques, and first year training. She is a member of the Boise State University Faculty Woodwind Quintet. Currently, she is an active performer, clinician, and adjudicator. Outside of her academic and teaching duties at Boise State, performance engagements have included; principal flute at the Classical Music Festival in Eisenstadt, Austria (2002-2009), and substitute flute with the Boise Philharmonic Orchestra (2008-present). She has taught and performed throughout the PNW, as well as internationally in the United Kingdom, Austria, Croatia, Slovenia, and Norway. In 2013, Dr. Molumby released her debut CD titled Awakening: 21st Century Slovenian Flute featuring music by Blaž Pucihar on the MSR Classic Record label. Dr. Molumby holds her level I teaching certificate in iRest® (Integrative Restoration), which is a westernized version of Yoga Nidra; this guided meditation practice empowers students to work through performance anxiety. Recent awards include 2014 BSU COAS Distinguished Research Award, 2014 Idaho Commission on the Arts QuickFunds Grant, 2012-2013 Idaho Commission on the Arts Fellowship, 2012-2013 BSU Arts & Humanities Institute Fellowship, and 2011 College Music Society Technology Award. She is currently chair of the NFA Myrna Brown International Scholarship Competition and sits on the College Music Society Board as Performance Chair. Her primary teachers include Dr. Janis Boland, Dr. Angeleita Floyd, Mr. Peter Lloyd, and Professor Katherine Borst Jones.