Nicole Merritt

Programming Director

Nicole brings with her 10 years experience in the music/arts industries in New York City and abroad. Prior to National Sawdust, Nicole worked at globalFEST where she managed the organization and produced it’s critically acclaimed global music festival and conference. Nicole has produced and curated concerts and events at SXSW Music Festival, BAM, The Apollo, The NY Times Center, NY Fashion Week and more.
Previously Nicole worked at the International Society for the Performing Arts and IMG Artists. She is passionate about cultural exchange and working with artists who use their platforms for good. Nicole lives in Brooklyn where she performs in a world pop fusion band. She’s a member of the steering committee for the arts advocacy coalition We The Federation and has served on the Board of Directors for the Emerging Leaders of New York Arts and The Nouveau Classical Project.