- New 2012 album out now: Drones & Piano! http://nicomuhly.bandcamp.com - Born in Vermont in 1981 and raised in Providence, Rhode Island, New York–based composer Nico Muhly graduated from Columbia University with a degree in English Literature. In 2004, he received a Masters in Music from the Juilliard School, where he studied under Christopher Rouse and John Corigliano. Nico is a member of the Icelandic music collective/record label Bedroom Community. Read more about Nico Muhly on Last.fm.