Nick Walker

Award: Postgraduate Award

Year: 2019

Genre: Classical

Instrument/voice type: Trumpet

Location: Royal College of Music

Nick is a postgraduate scholar at the Royal College of Music, supported by Help Musicians UK. Here he studies trumpet with David Elton, Alistair Mackie and Jason Evans, and natural trumpet with Neil Brough and Paul Sharp, having previously graduated from the RCM with first class honours as an ABRSM scholar.
Alongside studies Nick has worked with the Philharmonia Orchestra, London Sinfonietta and Dunedin Consort. With orchestras and ensembles at the RCM, Nick has performed in many high-profile concerts under conductors such as Bernard Haitink, John Wilson and Rafael Payare and has had the opportunity to perform at the Opera Bastille, Shanghai Oriental Arts Centre and Buckingham Palace. He has performed in masterclasses with Matthias Höfs, Nicholas Thompson and Jason Evans as well as the Global Audition Training masterclass. Nick is also a member of Jeune Orchestre Européen Hector Berlioz and the Britten-Shostakovich Festival Orchestra for 2019, and was selected for the London Sinfonietta Academy in 2017.