Now accepting new students for guitar, mandolin, and banjo. With extensive teaching experience and patience, Nik is motivated by your growth and is determined to pass along his knowledge in a cohesive way, designing custom lesson plans to best suit your musical interests. You are guaranteed to love the fun, laid back, yet studious environment. Also, Check out his free online lessons.
Nik is available to set up, run, record, and tear down a professional performance stage in both traditional and non-conventional venues. Nik has also done remote acoustic live performance recordings at Doe Bay Festival and does lead audio tech at small festivals such as MAI fest. Here are some videos of live sessions Nik has set up and recorded.
Wild Revival is a music collective rooted in the craft of living folk tradition, taking us on a journey transcending the mind to enter deep caverns of soul. They hold a space for our wild selves to run free.
Wooden Sleepers is a dynamic folk band based in Portland, Oregon. They have been writing and performing in numerous styles and configurations over the years and are available to perform anything from all-acoustic traditional folk sound for weddings and festivals to full on electric folk/rock for more traditional venues, always with a twist of soul.
In August 2017, Nik debuted his solo project, Nicholas Moon, with an impromptu performance at Doe Bay Music Festival. Since his debut, he has been performing all over the Pacific Northwest at festivals, house shows, and traditional venues and has published a song for the town of Jawbone Flats. In the Spring of 2019 he performed with Portland women's choir, Resonate. He has also sat in with performers such as Cascade Crescendo, Rory Van James, Scratchdog Stringband, and Heather Wolf.