Associate Director of Career Services
Berklee College of Music
Nicole Izzo Mlynczak (she/her) is an educator, musician, conductor, and higher education professional who believes in an individualized, compassionate, and relationship-based approach to teaching, learning, and leadership. In her advising role, she works with students to develop, identify, and articulate their values, strengths, and skills, and realize their career potential with an emphasis on careers in the areas of performance, education, and composition. Additionally, she works to develop and implement strategy and refine policies and procedures for the student employment program at Berklee. Prior to coming to Berklee, she spent many years in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where she was a successful band director, clinician, adjudicator, private instructor, and doubler on clarinet and saxophone. She was also the director of the Tapestry Visual and Performing Arts Program, serving and mentoring students and artists through authentic artistic and creative experiences. She holds a B.M. in clarinet performance, a B.M.E. in K–12 instrumental education, and an M.M. in music education and wind conducting from Louisiana State University.