Nicholas Waters, violin
Melbourne-born, Nicholas graduated from ANAM’s Professional Performance Program
in 2016 whilst also an Emerging Artist with the Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO). He won the Bach Prize in the 2015 Kendall National Violin Competition, and toured China with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra as a 2014 Fellow. In 2016 he received the E.V. Llewellyn Memorial Award for Overseas Study, taking lessons with Prof. David Takeno in London, Prof. Oliver Wille in Hanover, and attending the Prussia Cove International Musicians Seminar. Nicholas has studied chamber music with Thomas Adés and members of the Doric, Kuss, Belcea, and Noga Quartets. In 2018 Nicholas was Concertmaster of the Momentum Ensemble for the UKARIA 24 Festival, directed by Nicolas Alstaedt.
Nicholas also performs with ACO Collective, as contract first violinist of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, and with Flinders Quartet.