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exceptional piano and a solid reputation for professionalism, Kathie
Nicolet will surpass your expectations to ensure a very successful,
memorable event! You will discover why her valued clients return
year after year. Planning an awards presentation, cocktail reception,
trade show, product launch, Chicago yacht charter, grand opening,
Board of Directors' Meeting, or holiday party? This industry leader
who has over 25 years of experience knows and understands the importance
of her clients' requirements.
Music sets the tone for your entire event. Without it, it's only a meeting.
The following is a list of selected corporate events Kathie has performed
for that concludes with some client testimonials. A comprehensive listing
of both is available upon request.
Mayor and Mrs. Richard M. Daley's Holiday Reception For
Cabinet/Department Heads By Invitation Of The Mayor's
Office Of Special Events and The Department Of Protocol
- Chicago Historical Society.
20th Anniversary of Sundance Film Institute (Park City,
Utah) honoring guests ~ Academy Award Winner/Founder Robert
Redford and Board of Directors member, Ms. Sally Field,
hosted by Mayor Richard M. Daley, Mrs. Maggie Daley, and
the CEO of Bank One / Chicago.
Retirement Reception for General Manager, Joyce A Moffatt,
Joan and Irving R Harris Theater for Music And Dance/Millennium
Park Chicago held in a private home on North State Parkway/Chicago.
American Heart Association Luncheon Keynote Speaker: Mary
Ann Childers WBBM-TV Channel News - Chicago Hilton And
Christening Parties For Channel 5 WMAQ TV News Anchor
Allison Rosati at Maggiano's Oak Brook.
Press Parties Drury Lane Theater Oak Brook Tony Bennett,
Pia Zadora, Debbie Reynolds, Donny and Marie Osmond, Peggy
Santa Fe Railway Train trip (Rose Bowl Special) bound
for Pasadena, California. Performance aboard the train
departing Chicago with stops for key accounts including
the Brewmaster of Anheuser-Busch in St. Louis, Missouri.
Con Agra Foods Receptions (National Restaurant Association
Convention/McCormick Place) Sutton Place Hotel.
Loyola University Departments Of Opthalmology and Neurosurgery
Holiday Receptions ~ Oak Brook Hills Hotel.
Chicago Cultural Center's Chicago "Water Works Concert
Series " Chicago Water Works Tourism Building.
United Cerebral Palsy Fundraiser (Chicago Chapter) ~ Great
Chef Tasting Party ~ Hyatt Lisle Hotel.
Meet The Stars Receptions ( Schaumburg Prairie Center For Performing Arts)
Donald O'Connor, Steve Allen, Jayne Meadows, and Comedian, David Brenner.
Illinois Academy of Family Physicians Convention-Doubletree
The Appraisal Institute (Chicago Chapter) Reception -
Mercedes Benz Receptions for SL 500/600's Loeber Motors
Chicago and Lincolnwood Locations.
Great Chef Fest for Chicago Chapter of United Cerebral
Palsy at the Hyatt in Lisle.
American Heart Association Luncheon at the Chicago Hilton
and Towers. Keynote Speaker: Mary Ann Childers from WBBM-TV
Channel 2 News.
Million Day at Arlington International Racecourse, Arlington
Jean Paul Gaultier Fragrance Launch Reception for Marshall
Field & Co. at Sutton Place Chicago .
University of Birmingham England Alumni Dinner - Chicago
Illinois Crime Commission Dinner (televised) Drury Lane
Oakbrook. Keynote speaker: Crime Reporter John Drummond,
CBS News/Channel 2.
Fundraisers For Senator 'Pate' Philip, Senator Lee Daniels
and State Treasurer Judy Barr Topinka / Maria Pappas.
ALSAC Convention ( Danny Thomas-ST. Jude Children's Research
Hospital ) - Keynote Speaker: Oprah Winfrey.
Press Parties - Pia Zadora, Tony Bennet, Donny Osmond
- Drury Lane Theatre, Oakbrook.
DePaul Music Mart Concert Series - Chicago Music Mart.
Wellesley College Alumni Dinner ( Chicago Historical Society
) - Keynote Speaker: ABC Television's, 20/20 Reporter
Chicago Art Institute's After Hours Reception.
Channel 32 Fox Sports TV (televised) Annual March of Dimes
Fundraiser at Chicago Hilton And Towers Hotel.
University Of Rochester (New York) 150th Birthday Celebration
at The Chicago Historical Society.
Beltone Electronics Ccorporation (Service Instruments
Division) Awards Dinner at Chicago Museum Of Science And
Industry Rotunda --At The Titanic Exhibit. .
" Your style and presence brought a special touch of refinement
to Senator "Pate" Philip's reception which added immeasurably
to the overall success of the evening. And, as coordinator for
"Friends Of The NW Suburbs" fundraiser for Mr. Lee
Daniels (Speaker of the House Of Representatives- Illinois),
it was my mission to provide high class musical accompaniment
that would combine enjoyment and easy listening, while being
nonintrusive during conversations. Your styling and musical
interpretations were perfect and set the tone for a gracious
Gratefully, your skills are at such a level that you more than
met our criteria. Comments overheard were " Looking at
her is as pleasant as hearing her play." I will underline
that one.. You looked SMASHING." Sincere thanks for your
enthusiasm and professionalism ~ We will be engaging your services
at many upcoming events."
/ Greater Woodfield
Convention And Visitor's Bureau
" Today, we have had many calls asking us how to reach
you. Calls are a barometer in our business and always a sure
sign of how well the event went .. if people copy your entertainment!!
With the way the telephone has been ringing.... you were a GREAT
/Jack L Kubik 's Office
"State Representative 43rd District" Capitol Building/Springfield,
" On behalf of the Board Of Directors of the Prairie Center
Arts Foundation, I want to thank you for playing for the Donald
O'Connor reception. This was a lovely evening made more special
by your music. Steve Allen and Jayne Meadows are planning a
reception next month, and we would love to have you a part of
/ Development Office
"Words cannot express the warmth and beauty you brought
to the luncheon at the Lodge today. Your performance was exceptional!!
I received rave reviews on your presentation of music."
/ McDonald's Corporation
International Division -- OakBrook
"Thank you very much for providing the beautiful and festive
pre-dinner music at our Department of Medicine's Christmas party.
I was extremely pleased with your fine performance as well as
your kind and courteous manner. We received several comments
on what a splendid job you did."
/ Loyola University Chicago Medical Center
" Thank you for providing entertainment services at Arlington
International Racecourse during the 2000 meet. We at the track
have enjoyed having you here throughout the Summer. You added
to the delight of our guests and helped make this season an
overall success. We look forward to contacting you next season."
/ Director of Guest
Relations And Entertainment- Arlington International Racecourse
" Thank you for playing for our annual tradeshow. Your
music provided just that special touch we were looking for to
convey our theme. I have heard so many positive comments from
those who attended. Incorporating our White Hen Pantry jingle
into your repertoire for the day was greatly appreciated!
It was a pleasure to work with you, and I will definitely not
hesitate to call you again when the need arises."
/ Marketing Dept. - White Hen Pantry, Inc.
| Dear Kathie,
" Just a quick note to thank you for playing the piano
so beautifully at our Holiday Party. You certainly set the standard
for our holiday season social events in years to come! Not only
that, I understand that you were a pleasure to deal with when
setting up details. "
~ President, Kingswood Townhomes Owners
Association, Inc. St. Charles, Illinois
" The Advertising Photographers Of America Big Top Ball
finally came together, and it was a success. I would like to
extend my thanks and gratitude for your professionalism and
hard work; you made a valuable contribution to the overall success
on this project. I look forward to working with you again where
I will expect repeat performance. Thanks, again."
~ Director Of Special Events
JAM PRODUCTIONS, LTD. Chicago
|Dear Mr. and Mrs. Theo M (Glen Ellyn),
"Thank you so much for your kind comments regarding Kathie Nicolet.
I agree, Ms. Nicolet is kind and courteous as well as an exceptional
pianist. I am so pleased that you enjoyed hearing her play and will be
sure to share your comments with Ms. Nicolet as she will enjoy reading
them as much as I did."
Bob Middlemas, General Manager , Midwest Region
(Appointed VP Of Operations 1994)