Nicholas Bromilow is considered one of the most prominent up and coming English conductors of his generation. He has been the founding artistic director of many ensembles in the UK with the aim of bringing classical music to different audiences outside of the concert hall.
Performances in his hometown of Bristol (UK) include projects in Motion Nightclub and under the wings of the concorde plane in the Aerospace Museum with Resonance Orchestra, as well as in the underground vaults of the central station with the Insight Ensemble.
Nicholas’ career in the UK includes conducting positions with the Redland Green Choir, Burnham & Highbridge Choral Society, Long Ashton Orchestra, Bromley Heath Community Choir, West Mendip Orchestra, City Sound Voices of Bath, North Somerset Music Service’s Youth Orchestra, Andover Parkinson’s Choir and Ogmore Vale Choir. He has guest conducted with the Bristol Ensemble, Bristol Chamber Orchestra, Petersfield Orchestra, Saltford Orchestra and Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra.
Nicholas has been the assistant conductor to Edward Rhys Harry with the London Male Voice Choir festival and over eight-hundred singers in London’s Albert Hall (UK) on two separate occasions. Nicholas has performed with renowned conductors Sir Simon Rattle, Marin Alsop, Edward Gardner, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Christoph von Dohnanyi and Juanjo Mena.
Orchestras he has performed with have included the Vienna Philharmonic, Philharmonia, BBC Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Notable venues he has performed in in the UK include London’s Royal Albert Hall, the Barbican and the Southbank Centre, Switzerland’s KKL Luzern Concert Hall and Cleveland’s Severance Hall (USA).
After graduating from the University of Southampton in 2013 with a first in his conducting major, he has continued his studies with Clark Rundell & Mark Heron (RNCM Manchester), Jason Thornton (Bath Philharmonia), Neil Thompson (RCM London), John Farrer & Howard Williams (London Conducting Workshop), Sian Edwards (RAM London), George Hurst (Canford Conducting Course) and Robin Browning (University of Southampton).
Nicholas is the current Graduate Assistant of Orchestral Conducting at Kent State University (Ohio, USA) where he studies under Dr Jungho Kim whilst receiving a full scholarship & stipend. Over the Summer of 2022, Nicholas attended the National Music Festival and studied under Richard Rosenberg where he conducted performances of Strauss’ Wind Serenade in Eb as well as Francaix’ L’Horloge de Fleur. Afterwards, he went on to the Eastern Music Festival to study with Gerard Schwartz, Grant Cooper, Eric Garcia, Scott Flavin and Jose-Luis Novo. Concerts here included excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker and Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture.
Up and coming engagements include a guest conducting debut with the Heights Chamber Orchestra of Cleveland (USA). He has recently been named as the assistant conductor to Professor Scott MacPherson with the Kent State University Chorus and is looking for more opportunities in the future.
“I find the public adore him personally and professionally for his ability to be able to be friendly, engaging, enthusiastic, supportive, encouraging and complimentary to all he works with.”Dr. Edward Rhys Harry – Winner of the ‘Musicians Medal’ Competition of Wales, UK
“He is always able to combine technical rehearsal with a strong musical vision, and is always able to achieve his ideas in a polite and naturally authoritative manner.”Jonathan Lo – Musical Director of the Royal Northern Ballet, UK
“Nicholas has always been thoroughly prepared for his time on the podium, conducts with a clear baton technique and elicits excellent, expressive playing from the orchestra.”Dr. John Farrer – Musical Director of the Roswell Symphony Orchestra, USA