Nicholas Waters, violin
Founding violinist of Affinity Quartet, Nicholas also currently performs as Contract First Violin of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and since 2016, as violinist of Flinders Quartet. He has performed with Australian Chamber Orchestra's ACO Collective, Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Sydney Chamber Opera. In 2018 he was Concertmaster of Momentum Ensemble at the UKARIA 24 Festival in performances with international soloists Nicolas Alstaedt, Vilde Frang and Lawrence Power. Nicholas has also been an Emerging Artist with Australian Chamber Orchestra, a Fellow with Sydney Symphony Orchestra, with whom he toured China, and has received tuition with Affinity Quartet in UK and Germany from musicians including Thomas Adès and members of the Doric, Kuss, Belcea, Noga and Brodsky Quartets.