Canadian-born violinist Nicholas Currie is the Associate Concertmaster of Concert Artists of Baltimore, Assistant Concertmaster of the Annapolis Symphony, and Concertmaster of the Mid-Atlantic Symphony. He is also a member of the Azimuth String Quartet, and was recently the Assistant Principle Second of the Baltimore Opera Orchestra.
Mr. Currie is a graduate of the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, where he studied with the late Berl Senofsky. Nicholas also studied under the late Bernard Eichen, member of the Beaux Arts Quartet, at Illinois State University. His schooling included a summer at the American Conservatory in Fontainbleau, France.
Nicholas has performed as a soloist with Concert Artists of Baltimore, the Mid-Atlantic Symphony, and the Londontown Symphony. His chamber music experiences include performances with the former Mariner String Quartet, the Cueto Quartet, the Melos Ensemble with Clarinetist Gervaise de Payer and the Principles of Concert Artists Quartet.
When Nicholas is not performing, he is often teaching as an Adjunct Lecturer at McDaniel College, or as a private instructor from his home. He enjoys spending time with his wife and three children and painting in his spare time.