Nigel enjoys a reputation as a creative, inspiring conductor.
He is most well known for his innovative, imaginative work with youth ensembles in Bolton, Shropshire, Staffordshire, and as guest conductor of many school and county youth orchestras, brass and wind bands in England, Scotland and Germany.
He is no less at home in the world of adult music making.
He was founder-conductor of Bolton Symphony Orchestra, Harmonie ’84 Wind Orchestra, Corus Brass Ensemble and Voce and has also been Music Director of Birmingham Sinfonietta, Staffordshire County Chorus and Besses o’th’ Barn.
He has appeared many times as returning guest conductor with ensembles such as:
- A40 Symphony Orchestra
- Bolton Chamber Orchestra
- Brighouse and Rastrick
- Bundesschutzenmusikkorps Elsen
- Corus Brass Ensemble
- James Shepherd Versatile Brass
- Midlands Wind Orchestra
- Moorland Voices
- Orchestre Collegium Musikum Paderborn
- Shropshire Music Societies Chorus
- Shropshire Sinfonietta
- Staffordshire Symphony Orchestra
- UCL Symphony Orchestra
- Walkden Brass
Nigel has commissioned and premiered a number of new works by David Bedford, Edward Gregson, Joseph Horovitz, David Stanhope, Carl Vine and Guy Woolfenden, and has worked with artists such as Christian Lindberg, Chris Hirons, Ian Bousfield, Hannah Roberts, Matyas Olveti, Yvonne Howard, Barry Banks, Ian Fountain, James Shepherd and Don Lusher
If you are seeking a guest conductor, please contact Nigel through the contact page.