四岁开始跟随Jeri-Lou Zike学习小提琴。8岁时，他跟随代表团出访非洲表演。 回到家乡后，他加入了北海岸音乐学校弦乐三级班，是第五级别的首席小提琴手。取得八级后，他加入了中西部青年艺术家弦乐团，分别作为第九和第十二级别的首席小提琴手参加音乐会和弦乐园的演出。在这些年里，他曾经两次参加西北高中音乐学院，在各地进行独奏演出，并在学院的乐团任首席小提琴手。另外，他于2001年秋，在Moody Bible学院，在全体学生面前进行表演。2003年，他在Nancy Fuqua Memorial比赛中获得提名奖.同年，他获得辛辛那提音乐学院的奖学金，并在学校的乐团任首席小提琴手。现在在辛辛那提音乐学院跟随Piotr Milewski学习小提琴本科课程，同时攻读第二学位---数学专业课程及其它学位证书。
Nicholas Naegele (violin) started violin studies at age 4 from Jeri-Lou Zike. At age 8 he went with his family on a missions trip to Africa, where he performed as part of the missions work. Back home he joined a string ensemble at the North Shore School of Music (now the Music Institute of Chicago) in third grade, playing concertmaster by fifth grade. Come eighth grade he joined Midwest Young Artists’ orchestras, playing concertmaster in their Concert and Symphony orchestras by ninth and twelfth grades, respectively. In these years he also twice attended the Northwestern High School Music Institute, at various points playing in an honors recital, in an honors chamber group, and as concertmaster of the Institute’s orchestra. Additionally, in the fall of 2001 he gave a music chapel at Institute (playing before the entire student body), and he also received honorable mention in the Nancy Fuqua Memorial competition 2003. He started attending the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) on scholarship the same year, playing concertmaster in the school’s Concert Orchestra by the following spring. At CCM he studies violin as an undergraduate with Piotr Milewski, while seeking a second degree in math and a certificate in service.