Nicola Black is a composer, singer, pianist and guitarist who lives and works in S.W. Scotland. She teaches music and songwriting and performs with the band 'Quirkus', as a solo artist, and as a duo with bass player Blackie. She has a background in a capella singing and has recorded with Quirkus, Damsel Jam, Ian Bruce and other artists. Nicola also MC's at the Wickerman Festival and Open Stage nights.