Nico received his Bachelor’s of Music in performance from Kennesaw State University while studying under Atlanta Symphony violist Cathy Lynn. Mr. Hueso has also studied with renowned performers Helen Kim, Juan Ramirez, Francisco Caban, David Grimal, Henry Hutchinson, Ramon Negron, and Susanna Han. Hueso has participated in several prestigious music festivals including the Pablo Casals Chamber Music Festival in Prades, France, the Festival International de Huapango in Panuco, Mexico, the Programa Musica de Camera para Niños, FOSJA in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and the GMEA All College Orchestra 2011 as principal violist and soloist. Mr. Hueso has performed in master classes with the Ying Quartet, Eighth Blackbird, Pacifica Quartet, and Chilingirian Quartet, and he has been a finalist in the MTNA Chamber music competition. His extensive orchestral experience includes performances at the Central Conservatory in Beijing, the People’s Theatre in Xi’an, and for the Confucius Institute of China, as well as with the Albany Symphony Orchestra and the Georgia Symphony Orchestra, Old Globe Theatre, Opera Neo, Greater San Diego Coterie, members of the San Diego Symphony amongst many others.
In addition to classical viola, Hueso freelances and records in multiple genres as a violinist and guitarist; he has been a guest soloist with the rock band Kansas in 2011 for their Collegiate Symphony Tour, has performed for tribute groups commemorating artists such as Otis Redding, and has collaborated with a number of up-and-coming pop and country artists, lending his skills as both a composer and a studio musician. In addition to keeping a rigorous teaching and freelancing schedule, Hueso enjoys arranging, improvising and performing chamber music with his colleagues from Atlanta, San Diego, and the Puerto Rico Symphony.