About Nick Elliott
Nick Elliott graduated from Université de Moncton with a Bachelor’s in Music (Concentration in Composition under Dr. Richard Gibson) in 2019. He has always been interested in playing music and music composition and started playing piano at nine, where he studied with the renowned Canadian pianist Roger Lord for five years.
Nick’s music is strongly influenced by middle to late romantic, impressionism, and early to late-20th-century music. He is also strongly influenced by film and video game scores. Having a diverse interest in different time periods and different types of music helps guide his compositions, encouraging him to think outside the box regarding perspective and inventiveness.
Besides direct musical influences, his music is strongly influenced by nature. Having grown up in rural New Brunswick, Nick gained an appreciation for the simple, uncomplicated things in life and has developed a deep appreciation for nature and the gift that is music and being able to share it with others.
Through a grant from Arts NB, Nick wrote a tone poem for a symphony orchestra, and he has written music for a string quartet, a string trio, plus a trio for flute, violin, and vibraphone. He has also written pieces for solo guitar, solo cello, solo vibraphone, marimba, and solo piano.
Nick has also composed music for four short films. In addition, his music has been played in films that were spotlighted at film festivals (The Hague Film Festival, Silver Wave Film Festival, Prisma (Rome Independent Film Awards), ShediAcadie Film Festival and Lift Off Sessions (Pinewood Studios).
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“Music in the soul can be heard by the universe”