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Nicole Pinnell Cellist
Nicole Pinnell is highly sought after as a recording artist and concert cellist, known for her lyricism and distinct emotional style. She is an award-winning composer, and her album of original arrangements with Rebecca Pacheco and Nick Petty topped the Billboard Charts. Her most recent release is Dance of Light on Spotify. 

Nicole recently graduated with a Master of Music in Contemporary Performance under Eugene Friesen, and is booked to perform as a soloist in Europe five times in 2023. She is also the soloist on three Grammy-nominated albums and the #1 Billboard charting album Higher.

She is a solo cellist for Warner Chappell Production Music, Platinum Labs, Funk Studios, Rosewood Studios, the Hale Theatre, and Utah's MagicSpace Entertainment National Broadway tours, among others.  Nicole regularly concertizes as a classical artist in solo recitals and chamber music.

She has performed regularly with the Utah Symphony for over 20 years, and also plays with some of Utah's finest bands. Nicole performs in many styles, including looping and electronic effects. She also tours with her classical group, the Uinta Trio, with Monte Belknap on violin and Michael McQuay on piano. 
Nicole Pinnell Music Performance Collaboration
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The Tonight Show, backup for Olivia Rodrigo
Utah Inauguration
Lamb of God Concert Film
American String Teacher Association
Award-winning Composer
Billboard Chart
Dance of Light Project
#1 Billboard
American Soviet Youth Orchetra

Grammy-nominated albums:

Beauty and the Beast (Jenny Oaks Baker)
Atmospheres, Fire and Ice (both Kaskade)
Nicole Pinnell Cellist


A Christmas Tale (2000)
A Grace Note Christmas (2020)
Alpha (2018)
Arctic Blue (1993)
Army of Darkness (1992)
Ash vs Evil Dead (2015-2018)
American Gothic (1995)
The Book of Mormon at
Christmas Mission (1999)
Dead Silence (1997)
Dollar for the Dead (1998)
Grace Notes: Nathan Pacheco (2021)
Grace Notes: Peter Breinholt (2020)
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995-1999)
Imaginary Crimes (1994)
Jefferson in Paris (1995)
Keeper of the City (1991)
Lamb of God: The Concert Film (2021)
The Librarians (2013-2017)
New Nightmare (1994)
The Other Side of Heaven 2: Fire of Faith (2019)
Ouija (2016) 
Panic (2000)
The Penny Promise (2001)
People: A Musical Celebration (1995)
Peter and the Wolf (1995)
Saturday’s Warrior (2016)
States of Grace (2005)
The Scarecrow (2000)
Songcatcher (2000)
Spartacus (2010-2013)
The Swan Princess (1994)
The Tonight Show: Jimmy Fallon: Olivia Rodrigo (2021)
The Unsaid (2001)
The Work and the Glory (2004)
The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided (2006)
Two for Texas (1998)
Xena: Warrior Princess (1995-2001)
Zion Canyon: Treasure of the God (1996)
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