Nick’s Notes

About Nick

Nicholas Simpson read law at Nottingham University and after ten years playing in rock bands went on to study composition and conducting at Trinity College of Music in London.

For four years he was a pupil of John Tavener.

He practised law briefly in London in the 1990s, but now lives in Manchester where he is busy as a composer and conductor. He has had a long association with the Athenean Ensemble, is MD of the Halifax Symphony Orchestra, Associate Conductor of the Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra and has guest conducted with many other orchestras across the North West. His music has been widely played in Europe and the United States as well as the UK.


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