Nicholas Bissen is a strong advocate for student opportunity and success. As a saxophonist and educator, Nicholas holds faculty positions at Lone Star North Harris, the New England Music Camp, and formerly Stephen F. Austin State University as adjunct professor and sabbatical replacement. Nicholas has been featured as a chamber musician, recitalist, and concerto soloist, as well as performing frequently with the Texarkana Symphony Orchestra. Nicholas frequently arranges for the saxophone, and his arrangement of Delibes’s “Flower Duet” appears on Jamnaji, an album by Nathan Nabb, James Bunte, and Hyun Ji Oh. Nicholas received a performance certificate from Stephen F. Austin State University, his master’s degree from the University of Cincinnati, and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Missouri.