Nicole Shorthouse, Senior Development Manager, received an MPA with honors from California State University Northridge and a Bachelor of Science in Art & Art Education from New York University. Prior to joining ETM-LA, Nicole has worked in development with various non-profits in Los Angeles and before that, was an art educator in Hawaii, New York, London and Los Angeles. She is currently on the Board of Directors for U.S.-El Salvador Sister Cities. Nicole’s passion for music started in kindergarten through her school’s music education program and from that studied piano for 12 years. She is excited to be working with ETM-LA and is dedicated to making music education happen for all students.