Nick Forte holds a certificate from Berklee College of Music. He is a private student of Alexander Lepak, Hartt School of Music. His teaching experience includes Housatonic College, University of Bridgeport, ECA and Choate Rosemary Hall. He has performed with many of the top names in jazz and show business. His published works include a nine-volume drumset method. He is author of many educational articles for Downbeat and Modern Drummer magazines. He is owner of Forte Music Publications.