Rhythmz, Inc.

Mission Statement

  Our mission is to improve the lives of others through music and performing arts.  Rhythmz, Inc. nurtures innate talents, develops an active and creative mind, and fosters the total development of an individual so they can achieve their full potential.  

Meet the Staff

Ms. Niki    
  Nicole Durant is the Owner and Director of Rhythmz.  She has been teaching for over 13 years and working with children for more than 17 years.  She is a NY State Certified Teaching Assistant and has a degree in Early Childhood Education as well as a degree in Music.  She has been singing for more than 30 years and playing piano for over 20.  Ms. Niki privately instructs in Voice, Piano, Percussion, Conducting, and Beginner Guitar, Violin, & Ukulele.  She also teaches most of the group music classes and runs the summer program with the help of educated teachers and assistants.  She has been married to her husband James for 13 years and they have two wonderful and talented children;  Aiden, 12, & Jozlyn, 5.  

  Aiden Durant is Ms. Niki’s charismatic son.  He has been singing since   
he was 2 years old and playing piano since he was 9.  He is also a black belt in Tang Su Do karate.  Aiden is a great helper and enjoys assisting with the less experienced students in the classroom.  He plans to work at Rhythmz when he reaches employment age until he graduates college and becomes a scientist.

Little Miss Jozlyn

  Jozlyn Durant is Ms. Niki's multitalented daughter.  Like her mother, she has been singing since before she could talk.  She has been dancing since she could stand and began formal dance classes when she was 3 years old.  Little Miss Jozlyn is a Special Assistant in the KinderBallet classes.  She plans to teach at Rhythmz as soon as she can.