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Nicholas Wright

Nicholas Wright's RARB Bio

Nicholas Wright's RARB Bio

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Nicholas Wright studies Music Composition at Miami University in Oxford, OH and specializes in composing, arranging, performing and conducting vocal music.

During his time at Miami University, Nicholas has had the honor of conducting, performing and touring with the internationally acclaimed Miami University Collegiate Chorale under the direction of Dr. Ethan Sperry. He also had his work premiered by the Collegiate Chorale during an international tour of China in 2010.

As a trumpet player, Nicholas performed in the 2011 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with the Miami University Marching Band, under the direction of Dr. Stephen Lytle.

Also in 2011, Nicholas traveled to India to study and perform South Indian Carnatic music, culminating in a collaboration with Grammy Award-winning film composer, A.R. Rahman on orchestral adaptions of "Maa Tujhe Salaam" from "Vande Mataram" and "Dil Se Re" from "Dil Se".

In 2012, Nicholas had the privilege of arranging "Heaven" by Emeli Sandé for the VoCALnation Collaborative Recording. "Heaven" was tracked, edited and mixed by ACappellaPsych and Clear Harmonies, mastered by Vocal Mastering and features Cluster, Traces of Blue, Cartoon Johnny, VoxPop DC and the VoCALnation VIPs. "Heaven" is featured on the CASA Events Collaborative Recording EP Vol. 1, available on iTunes.

Also in 2012, Nicholas performed with the internationally acclaimed Miami University Men's Glee Club, under the direction of Dr. Jeremy Jones, at Carnegie Hall in New York.

In 2014, Nicholas had the honor of nominating and judging for the Contemporary A Cappella Recording Awards (CARAs).

Also in 2014, Nicholas arranged music for the feature film "Boychoir", directed by François Girard and starring Dustin Hoffman with Kathy Bates. Filming began in February of 2014.

He regularly contributes to works of vocal and intrumental music as a performer, conductor, composer, arranger, and orchestrator and has performed in venues such as Carnegie Hall in New York; the World Expo in Shanghai, China; and India's most sacred performance space, Kalakshetra.

Nicholas currently lives in Cincinnati, OH where he is chief arranger, tracking and editing engineer, and webmaster for ACappellaPsych, a full service a cappella company. Since 2008, he has written for a cappella groups around the world.

Nicholas' first a cappella group was with the co-ed Euphonik A Cappella at Miami University for which he was the co-founder and music director. He was also the music director of the premiere all-male a cappella group at Miami University, The Cheezies.

Reviews by Nicholas Wright

36 total reviews


  • The Stereotypes Washington University in St. Louis
    High Tied
    July 31, 2017
  • The Virginia Belles University of Virginia
    Right Hook
    July 27, 2017
  • Octopodes Johns Hopkins University
    June 29, 2017
  • Dartmouth Aires Dartmouth College
    Truth or Daire
    Dec. 25, 2015
  • The Stereotypes Washington University in St. Louis
    All Tied Up
    June 12, 2015
  • Mixed Company Stanford University
    May 22, 2015
  • Octopodes Johns Hopkins University
    The Kraken
    Feb. 24, 2015
  • The Hullabahoos University of Virginia
    Open House
    Dec. 18, 2014
  • Dec. 17, 2014
  • The Pennharmonics Pennsylvania State University
    Black Cloud Silver Lining
    Dec. 2, 2014
  • Voices in Your Head University of Chicago
    The Singles: In My Mind
    Nov. 7, 2014
  • Chai-Town University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    The Brewprint
    Sept. 5, 2014
  • Briarcrest OneVoice
    Drive All Night
    Aug. 1, 2014
  • Not Too Sharp University of New Hampshire
    June 24, 2014
  • Lady Blue Duke University
    June 20, 2014
  • The Stanford Mendicants Stanford University
    Just a Group of Guys
    June 10, 2014
  • The Stereotypes Washington University in St. Louis
    June 3, 2014
  • The Toccatatones High Point University
    Fire Away
    April 29, 2014
  • Penny Loafers University of Pennsylvania
    In the Morning
    April 1, 2014
  • The G-Men University of Michigan
    The GP
    March 25, 2014
  • Counterparts University of Pennsylvania
    Handle With Care
    March 18, 2014
  • Pros & Cons
    Safe & Sound
    Jan. 10, 2014
  • Mixed Company Stanford University
    Dec. 20, 2013
  • The Madison Project James Madison University
    The Madison Project
    Dec. 19, 2013
  • Octopodes Johns Hopkins University
    Dec. 17, 2013
  • Dischord University of Pennsylvania
    Lights Out
    Dec. 16, 2013
  • The Exboyfriends
    Happy Ending
    Nov. 12, 2013
  • Street Corner Symphony
    Southern Autumn Nostalgia
    Oct. 29, 2013
  • The Society of Orpheus and Bacchus Yale University
    Some Pig!
    Oct. 15, 2013
  • Brown Sugar Northwestern University
    Oct. 11, 2013
  • Shabbatones University of Pennsylvania
    Honey & Hot Sauce
    Oct. 9, 2013
  • Briarcrest OneVoice
    Here To Stay
    Sept. 20, 2013
  • Penn Masala University of Pennsylvania
    Sept. 17, 2013
  • After Dark Washington University in St. Louis
    'Til Dawn
    Sept. 3, 2013
  • Purple Haze Northwestern University
    May 28, 2013
  • Sweet Signatures Elon University
    May 21, 2013

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