Nick Rodgerson

Accompanist, Chamber Choir

Nick Rodgerson is a freelance pianist and teacher based in Ottawa. He holds a Master's degree from the University of Ottawa, a student of Stephane Lemelin and David Jalbert. Nick earned his Bachelor of Music at Dalhousie in Halifax, graduating with its 2005 University Medal in music. Nick has participated as a young artist in a number of chamber music festivals in Paris, Toronto, Halifax, and St. John's. Past concerto appearances have included works by Rachmaninov, Chopin, Prokofiev, Ravel, and most recently a performance of the Bach's d minor keyboard concerto in June 2013. An enthusiast of vocal music, Nick currently accompanies the vocal studios of Maghan McPhee, Wanda Procyshyn, Cara Gilbertson, and Kim Schonning. As a choral accompanist he works with the Ottawa Children's Choir, the Canadian Centennial Choir, and the University of Ottawa Choir. Nick can also be heard in operatic performanes. Highlights include Bizet's Carmen, Mozart's Magic Flute, and The Telephone by Menotti and most recently a performance of Mozart's Don Giovanni with the Capital City Opera in September 2013. Nick is the artistic director of the Sundays at St John's recital series, featuring his monthly collaborations with vocal soloists, and diverse instrumentalists on saxophone, cello, violin, and bassoon.