Nick has been playing the Trumpet for 18 years, during which he has played for a large variety of ensembles from Big Bands to Brass Bands, Pit Bands and Orchestras to Wind Bands and Marching Bands with many other smaller ensembles in between. His playing has taken him to many venues around the world including the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres, Central Park in New York, Disneyland Paris, the World Marching Showband Championships in Brazil and, closer to home, the Barbican and Ronnie Scott's in London. Nick has played on a number of shows including Jesus Christ Superstar, Hairspray, Guys and Dolls, The Wiz, Little Shop of Horrors, BIG, The Wedding Singer, the London Premiere of Frankenstein, Our House - The Madness Musical, Dracula and Bad Girls in addition to being Musical Director of Disco Inferno whilst at University. He currently plays for the National Youth Jazz Orchestra, Hertfordshire Big Band, Stage One Theatre Company and Funktastic Horns, and teaches trumpet in London as well as teaching privately. Nick has appeared live as a guest Trumpet player with Rick Guard at the Manchester 365 Casino and with the Rita Geaquinto Trio at Ronnie Scott’s Bar. He has also played with the Starlight Swing Orchestra, The London Swingfonia and the John Bennett Band. He has a BA(Hons) in Music Performance and a PGCE in Secondary Music and has studied with some of the best trumpet players in the country including Noel Langley and the late Des Worthington (Ex-Principal Trumpet, RLPO).