Nicola Baker

Nicola Baker

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

School of Psychology

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Nicola is currently a PhD candidate in the School of Psychology. Her current research intersects with the performing arts and involves a qualitative investigation of psychological wellbeing as experienced by professional musicians. Nicola has a background in the performing arts as an orchestral musician. She has presented findings from her research at the 2023 Global Arts and Psychology Seminar (Melbourne hub) and received a career development grant for her presentation at the 2023 Australian Society for Performing Arts Health conference in Brisbane.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    1992 - 2021 Principal Horn Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2021 - 2021 The University of Auckland New Zealand Graduate Diploma in Science
    1987 - 1991 The Curtis Institute of Music United States Diploma
    1984 - 1986 Victoria University of Wellington New Zealand Bachelor of Music

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