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Mr Nicholas Fairbanks

Studied under Dr Evgeny Sorkin, Amber Davis

Concert Master Bellingen Youth Orchestra


Concert Master NSW Arts Unit Orchestra 




Nicholas Fairbanks is an accomplished Australian-born violinist whose passion for the violin ignited at the young age of 6. His journey in the world of music has been nothing short of remarkable, marked by dedicated tutelage and outstanding achievements.

Under the mentorship of Amber Davis from The Sydney Symphony Orchestra during his formative years, Nicholas honed his skills and developed a deep appreciation for classical music. By the age of 14, he ascended to the prestigious role of Concert Master for the Bellingen Youth Orchestra, a position he held with distinction from 2019 to 2021. Additionally, he served as the Concert Master for the Bellingen String Sinfonia, where he showcased his exceptional talent as a soloist with both the Bellingen String Sinfonia and The Australian Hayden String Ensemble.

Nicholas's commitment to excellence led him to the Australian Chamber Orchestra Academy in both 2021 and 2022, where he continued to refine his craft. Seeking further musical enlightenment, he relocated to Sydney, where he is presently engaged in advanced studies with Dr. Evgeny Sorkin at The Sydney Conservatorium of Music Open Academy. His dedication is exemplified by his role as the NSW Arts Unit Orchestra Associate Concert Master and his involvement with the Rosemont Chamber Orchestra.

Nicholas's musical journey is far from over, as he prepares to embark on further studies at the Sydney Conservatorium Of Music in 2024. Committed to sharing his profound love for music and his expertise in playing the violin, Nicholas derives immense satisfaction from guiding his students toward the realization of their musical aspirations. Under his tutelage, aspiring violinists can be confident in their pursuit of excellence.

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Sydney School of Music and Fine Arts
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