Nickolas Conte teaches horn, along with various other wind instruments, and is currently in his 7th year of teaching. Prior to his current job at Paredes Middle School in Austin ISD, he worked as a graduate teaching assistant for the Texas State University Bobcat Marching Band while earning his master's degree in music. Before that, he worked as an assistant band director in Dayton, TX, where he taught both middle school and high school. He holds a bachelor's and master's degrees in Music Education, and his primary instrument is saxophone.
Mr. Conte was born in Austin, TX, and grew up in Kyle where he graduated from the Hays CISD school system. He credits his band directors for constantly demanding the best, while always being caring and understanding. When not teaching, Mr.Conte enjoys spending time with his family, performing in various local bands, and playing disc golf.