Nicole Hudson Viola/Backing Vocals A native of Dublin, Nicole is a graduate of the Royal Irish Academy of Music where she studied Violin. When Nicole is not on tour with Celtic Thunder she performs extensively throughout Ireland with a diverse collection of Irish artists as part of various orchestras and string quartets. A diverse musician, Nicole also teaches Violin and Viola to over 400 children each week at St Agnes Primary School in Crumlin, Dublin. This was the first string project of its kind to be set up in Ireland, where an entire school learns string instruments for free. After school hours Nicole has appeared onstage alongside Andrea Bocelli, Michael Buble, Westlife, Sharon Shannon, The Chieftains, Daniel O'Donnell and Tommy Flemming and Brian Byrne.