Nicholas Landrum (b. 1987) is a composer of concert and sacred music. His works have been commissioned by the North Coast Winds, historic Tenth and First Presbyterian Churches of Philadelphia, and he’s collaborated with members of the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, the Sydney Symphony and the Arkansas Symphony. Nicholas has attended many festivals, including New Music on the Point, Atlantic Music Festival, the European American Musical Alliance’s summer composition institute and Wintergreen Performing Arts Festival. His compositions have received many awards, including being selected as the inaugural composition fellow of the MusicaNova Orchestra of Phoenix, AZ, first prize in the Trinity Missa Brevis Competition, the Ruth and Raymond Young award for new music from Westminster Choir College, and finalist in the ASCAP Morton Gould awards.
Nicholas is currently a doctoral candidate, and associate instructor of composition at the renowned Indiana University’s Jacob’s School of Music. He received his masters degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where he studied composition with Keith Fitch, and electronic music Steven Mark Kohn. Nicholas received his undergraduate degree at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ, where he studied with Benjamin C.S. Boyle, Jay Kawarsky and Christian Carey.