Nicholas Prior, originally from central New Mexico, received his Bachelors and was awarded Outstanding Music Education Graduate from the University of New Mexico, and received his Master of Arts in Music and Music Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. His choirs were lauded in New Mexico, named the 2016 NMMEA State Honor Choir. Nicholas was recognized by the New Mexico Music Educators Association as the New and Emerging Music Educator of the Year in 2015.
Nicholas has also conducted with the Canticum Novum Singers of NYC, the Albuquerque Boy Choir, the New Mexico Kodály Institute, the UNM Children’s Chorus, SCMEA, Regional Honor Choirs all throughout New Mexico, and was the 2019 NMACDA All-State Elementary Chorus Conductor. He also works as a professional singer, arranger, composer, adjudicator, panelist, and producer here in Brooklyn.