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Christopher Nichols

Christopher Nichols is an American clarinettist who studied at the Boston Conservatory, Kansas State University and the University of Kansas. He served for more than ten years in the US Army Music Career program, giving performances in Austria, France, Germany and the United States.

Since 2013 he has been Assistant Professor of Clarinet at the University of Delaware. In 2015 the Delaware Division of the Arts awarded him an Established Artist Fellowship for his work as a solo recitalist.

He is a member of Christiana Winds, and performs regularly with orchestras such as the Philharmonia of Greater Kansas City, the Pennsylvania Philharmonic, the Kennett Symphony and the Allentown Symphony Orchestra.

In 2017 his first recital disc, Elegia, with pianist Julie Nishimura, was released on the Navona Records label.

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A selection of M&V articles about Christopher Nichols

CD Spotlight. Great Partners - Music for clarinet and piano, enjoyed by Geoff Pearce. 'This great disc will bring joy to everyone who listens to it.'


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