Nick Beaudet is originally from the Dallas/Fort Worth area and has been involved with performing and teaching since high school. He has a Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and a Masters degree in Music Performance from Texas A&M University Commerce. During this time, he performed in groups such as the Wind Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, African/Brazilian Ensemble, Jazz, Latin Jazz, and various marching ensembles.
Nick is involved with Drum Corps International, and in 2008 and 2009 he marched tenors with The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps. He has had the privilege of teaching in the activity since 2010 and is in his twelfth year on the Cavaliers instructional staff for the 2021 season.
Nick had experience with indoor marching percussion in the WGI circuit with Tyler Junior College as a percussion instructor in 2011, where they competed at a world class level. From 2013 through the 2016 season, he served as a tenor technician at ViP, an Independent Open indoor percussion group out of the DFW area. Over the years, Nick has been a performer with various groups such as Six Flags Over Texas, the Dallas Cowboys Rhythm and Blue Drumline, the Dallas Mavericks Drumline, and the Cutting Edge Haunted House Drumline in Fort Worth.
Nick, his wife Katierose, and their son Miles currently live in Carrollton, TX. Nick’s current role is Assistant Band Director at Colleyville Heritage High School, where his duties include instruction of the Jazz Band and Percussion. He is an endorser of Innovative Percussion and Remo drumheads and accessories.