Ms. Niki's Music Class

  • June 29, 2024
  • 10:00 AM
Nicole “Ms. Niki” Addison is a classically trained singer/songwriter from Washington, D.C. One of family music's most compelling and talented new emerging artists, Ms. Niki is a member of the GRAMMY-nominated 1 Tribe Collective's All One Tribe album featuring "Rainbow."  
Ms. Niki's Music Class is where joy meets learning! Join music edutainer, Ms. Niki on a colorful adventure through upbeat original songs and classics with a twist you've never heard before.  

Nicole “Ms. Niki” Addison is a classically trained singer/songwriter from Washington, D.C. A graduate of Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Howard University (BFA Music Education), and Trinity University (Master's of Science in Administration/Non-Profit Management, Ms. Niki has taught music education to youth for 15+ years. Over the years, Ms. Niki has nurtured students' talents by creating musical theater programs and leading choirs. Drawing from extensive experience performing and touring abroad, her passion for teaching and music grew with her students and the arrival of her two young children. 
In 2018, Ms. Niki released her first children’s single, “Music in the Air” and EP, “It’s Music Time with Ms. Niki,” featuring interactive educational songs that introduce young children (ages 0-8) to literacy (English and Spanish), colors, sight words, rhythm and melody in hip and fun way. With simple and accessible call-and-response songs, Niki's magnetic buttery voice with undertones of gospel, hip hop and R&B, warmly invites children and their caregivers into a shared learning experience. A new age cross between Mary Poppins and Ms. Frizzle, Ms. Niki offers a wide variety of songs, workshops, and performances for kids and kids at heart. 
One of family music's most compelling and talented new emerging artists, Ms. Niki is a member of the Grammy-nominated 1 Tribe Collective's “All One Tribe” album featuring Rainbow. Performance highlights include Family Music Forward's KukuzaFest, Philadelphia's Kidchella, Fort Greene Park Conservancy, Google, and local libraries. A rising YouTube star, Ms. Niki's engaging videos have 75K views / 800 monthly subscribers.
A full-time educator and mother of two, Ms. Niki understands the daily challenges that face parents and caregivers. She's skillfully and intentionally creates singalong songs, activities, and videos that offer ease and simplicity, making learning fun and easy for all!

Freeman Arts Pavilion Young Audience Series receives generous support from PNC Foundation:

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