Nicholas Corkeron is an emerging musician in the Queensland music scene, frequently performing with numerous ensembles around Brisbane. Nicholas grew up in the suburb of Carindale in South-East Queensland into a family of professional musicians. Nicholas has always enjoyed live performance and classical music before being exposed to modern pop culture.
Prior to his acceptance into the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM), Nicholas completed a Bachelor of Music at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University under Sarah Butler.
Nicholas has enjoyed performing with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra (QSO), Camerata: Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra, and as Principal Trumpet of the Queensland Youth Symphony for three years, and with the Brisbane Excelsior Brass Band. He also loves playing chamber music in many different ensemble settings, having performed Holst’s The Planets with QSO under Simone Young as fourth trumpet, as soloist in the Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto in 2015 with the Indooroopilly Chamber Orchestra, and performing with Brown Snake Brass, who travelled to Nelson, New Zealand to work with renowned brass group Septura. With voice as his second instrument, he also spent some time in The Australian Voices as a bass singer in 2019 for multiple concerts and recordings.
Outside of music making, Nicholas enjoys art and cooking in his spare time.
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