Nicholas Urie

Born in Los Angeles, California in 1985, Nicholas Urie was a recipient of the first annual ASCAP Young Jazz Composer’s Award at the age of 17. Nicholas left Los Angeles after completing high schol to study composition with Bob Brookmeyer in Boston MA. A Graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music, Nicholas’ music has been heard internationally at festivals and concerts in Peru, Syria, Spain, England, Germany and the United States. Nicholas has an unusually varied background in all forms of composed music bridging the gap between jazz and contemporary music styles. Nicholas is an active conductor leading both large jazz ensembles as well as complete symphony orchestras performing works that range from straight ahead jazz to contemporary classical music

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