Nina is a multi-instrumentalist, clasically trained musician and songwriter.  She grew up in Streetsville, Ontario and began playing the piano at the age of 6, singing in choirs and performing at 8, and playing the flute at age 11.  She was admitted to and studied music theory, history and performance at a school for the arts.  There she picked up the guitar began songwriting at 14.  She studied with a jazz vocalist during her teens years, as well as classical piano at the Royal and Ontario Conservatory of Music since the age of 6.  She lived, wrote, performed and recorded in Toronto for years and now lives in Guelph with her husband, son and Ewok of a dog.