Scottish violinist who studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School and was the BBC Young Musician of the Year 2004.
Her first album, 'Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No. 1', was released in 2005 and topped the UK classical chart.
Other albums have included 2012's "The Silver Violin".
Nicola received an MBE in the 2013 New Year Honours list.