Nick is a Melbourne based guitarist and composer. He has worked extensively as a jazz and modern guitarist in numerous ensembles both domestically and internationally including Japan, Thailand, Macau, China, the USA, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Korea, Hong Kong and Germany.
Academically Nick holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Performance from the Victorian College of the Arts, A Post Grad Diploma in Education and a Master of Arts in Music Performance degree from Monash University. Currently he is undertaking a PhD in Musicology through Monash University with a research focus on post tonal harmony in modern jazz based on the compositions of Allan Holdsworth. As part of his thesis, Nick is developing a mixed ontological method of music analysis aimed specifically at explicating different forms of organisation coherence in post tonal jazz harmony.
Research interests include Music Analysis, Music Theory and Geometric Music modelling.