Concord Festival of Authors Concert

From Poetry to Song: a Musical Exploration

Sunday, November 5
3:00 p.m.

51 Walden Performing Arts Center
51 Walden Street
Concord, MA 

 

Celebremus: A Season of Song

Saturday, December 16
3:00 p.m.

Trinity Episcopal Church
81 Elm Street
Concord, MA

 

Amy Beach and her Contemporaries

Saturday, May 12
4:00 p.m.

Trinity Episcopal Church
81 Elm Street
Concord, MA

Based in Boston, Scott Nicholas is an accomplished pianist known as much for exceptional sensitivity to the performers he accompanies as for his technique. With a repertoire spanning classical and musical theater, Nicholas has appeared throughout the U.S. and internationally in solo and chamber performances.

In addition, he has served as the rehearsal and performance pianist for Tanglewood Festival Chorus, the Borromeo String Quartet, the US Airforce Clarinet Ensemble, Longwood Opera, the Minnesota Opera, Boston Secession, the Concord Women’s Chorus, Boston Lyric Opera’s outreach programs, and the Leontyne Price Vocal Arts Competition.

Nicholas has recorded several works by Graham Gordon Ramsay, most recently Six Piano Preludes, part of a collection of solo instrumental works from Albany Records. He has also recorded frequently with E.C. Schirmer’s Philovox Ensemble and performed on WGBH-FM and WBUR-FM in Boston.
Nicholas has served as music director for the New England Conservatory Opera Workshop, Central Square Theater, Franklin Performing Arts Company, Suffolk University, and Emerson College. He is also on the faculty at Emerson; teaches piano and coaches opera and music theater at Suffolk; and offers instruction in piano, theory, and vocal coaching at Encore Music Academy. Nicholas holds a B.A. in music education from The College of New Jersey and an M.M. in accompanying/coaching from the New England Conservatory.