Clarinetist and composer Nicholas Davies grew up in Sydney, Australia. As a soloist, he has performed with orchestras throughout the New England area including the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, and the Boston Youth Symphony. Davies won the Gold Medal in the 2014 Texas Young Artists Competition and performs with the Prismatics Woodwind Quintet. He received the Bronze Medal in the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition in 2015 and has worked with the Walden Chamber Players for three consecutive years. Last summer, he attended the Aspen Music Festival as the Contemporary Ensemble Fellow. Davies recently graduated from Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, and is currently pursuing a graduate degree at the University of Southern California.