Irish flutist Nicole Rabata is highly regarded both in and out of traditional music fields. She has toured America and Europe including appearances at International Flute Festivals in Stockholm and Lund (Sweden), Temple Bar Trad Fest in Dublin, the Hebridean Celtic Festival in Scotland, Interharmony International Music Festival in Bavaria, the National Flute Conventions in NYC and San Diego, WOMAD Festival in the UK and the Festival Interceltique du L’Orient in Brittany among others. She has been featured on BBC Glasgow and her solo recording (2010) has been featured on NPR. She spent two months in India where she performed and taught music at the Gandhi Ashram School in the Himalayas. She is on the music faculty at Colby College and 317 Main St. Community Music Center in Maine.