Nick Batina is an accomplished violin soloist and chamber musician residing in Tallahassee. Nick currently attends Florida State University working towards a degree in Commercial Music. Nick has an extensive background of awards and scholarships, with summer program experience from Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Michigan, Eastern Music Festival in North Carolina, Florida All-State Orchestra in Tampa, and ASTA National Orchestra Festival in Kentucky, in addition to numerous solo and quartet recitals for various organizations. Nick was a member of the Tallahassee Youth Symphony Orchestra and President of his high school Orchestra at Lawton Chiles in Tallahassee, known as one of the top high school orchestras in the US, placing within the top 3 in several national competitions. Nick routinely performs for weddings and other forms of commercial entertainment, plus supports charitable causes such as the Tallahassee Tour of Homes and Maclay Gardens Camellia Christmas events. In addition to his violin, Nick is also an accomplished acoustic and electric guitarist and drummer. In his free time, Nick enjoys snow skiing, surfing on the Atlantic coast and longboarding on any steep hill he can find in nearby areas.