Nickolas Hamblin

Riverview, Michigan

BM’23 Clarinet Performance
University of Michigan

Kathie and Michael Massey* Chair

Nickolas Hamblin serves as Principal Clarinet with the Dearborn Symphony Orchestra, 2nd clarinet with the Adrian Symphony Orchestra, and regularly performs as guest principal clarinetist with the Michigan Philharmonic. Nickolas has received first prize in the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s Bradlin Scholarship Competition and the Detroit Federation of Musicians Solo Competition. His chamber group, Trio Matisse, won first prize in the Briggs and New York International Young Musician’s chamber music competitions.

What is something interesting that people may not know about you?
I’m not sure!

Name three of your favorite composers:
Johannes Brahms, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Claude Debussy

When taking a break from music-making, what is your favorite thing to do?

What are you most looking forward to this summer with the NRO?
Playing some of the orchestra’s best repertoire and soloing on the Bruch Double Concerto with the NRO!