Nicholas Brown is a clarinetist, educator, and administrator dedicated to versatility and interdisciplinarity. He is a member of the Boston Lyric Opera Orchestra, New Bedford Symphony Orchestra, and Phoenix, and has been a guest with such groups as the Chicago Symphony, Boston Philharmonic, New World Symphony, and more. He has appeared as a soloist with the Boston Pops and Symphony Nova, and will be featured on the Boston Festival Orchestra’s season opener in July 2021. As a chamber musician, Nicholas is Clarinetist with Boston-based new music ensemble, Hub New Music.
Committed to accessible music education, Nicholas works with students spanning all ages, experiences, and abilities. He serves as a clarinet instructor and band specialist at the North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC), in addition to teaching the students of Natick and Wayland Public Schools. He is a Neighborhood Artist with the Celebrity Series of Boston, and helped to curate a five-week artist residency with the Boston Music Project and Hub New
Music in Fall 2020. Nicholas regularly gives lectures, workshops, and masterclasses at universities across the United States. His teachings aim to foster an encouraging musical environment, create conscientious artists, and emphasize marketable skills.
Outside of performing and teaching, Nicholas is Assistant Music Director of the Eliot Music Ensemble at NEMPAC. Nicholas earned degrees with honors from New England Conservatory of Music and Boston University under the tutelage of Thomas Martin and Ethan Sloane, respectively.
For more information about Nicholas, visit nbclar.com.