Nick J Jones is a composer, sound artist, workshop leader and musical director. Studying at Trinity College of Music from 2005-2009 he received 1st Class Honours in composition and was awarded the Daryl Runswick composition prize in 2008. Nick works in multiple areas of the arts including theatre, dance, film and installations.
His work for The Royal Opera House has included running sound-art and composition workshops for schools and community groups, creating site-specific interactive sound installations and collaborating with artists from other disciplines (e.g. rappers, choreographers, video artists) to devise new performative works with young people.
Nick has created music and sound design for numerous plays and in June 2012 was involved in the parallel youth production of Peter Brook’s The Suit at the Young Vic Theatre acting as both composer and musical director. His work with children and the disabled has included holding the position of musical director at the Chickenshed inclusive theatre company The Theatre Shed from 2012-2016.
Nick is currently focused on writing music for contemporary dance and recently had a piece performed at the 2019 Resolution Festival at The Place. He has also been devising and running his own project in care homes: writing songs with people with dementia as a form of nostalgia-music therapy.