Nick Russoniello is a highly accomplished saxophonist and composer with an exciting career both in Australia and abroad. Nick has been the recipient of a number of major awards including the ABC Symphony Australia Young Performer of the Year Award and the Fine Music Kruger Scholarship. He has appeared as a soloist with the Adelaide, Queensland, Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney Symphony Orchestras and as a guest artist with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Australian World Orchestra and the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra. Nick is also a sought-after chamber musician. His chamber ensembles Continuum Sax, Duo Histoire and The Golden Age Project perform regularly across the country for organisations including Musica Viva Australia, ABC Classic FM and Phoenix Central Park.Nick’s original compositions for saxophone are regularly performed by saxophonist around the globe. They were recently featured at the World Saxophone Congress in Zagreb, the European Saxophone Festival, Porto and on a tour of the U.S.A by Duo Obax. In 2019 Nick undertook a European tour, presenting his compositions at the Royal College of Music (London) and the Conservatorio Di Musica G. Verdi (Milan) and the Conservatoire De Strasbourg (France).In 2021, Nick has performed and presented his own compositions as part of Sydney Festival, City Recital Hall’s Lunchtime Series, a Musica Viva Australia Regional Tour and for the Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra’s Voyages of Musical Discovery series.Nick is currently a doctoral candidate at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, where he tutors Composition for the Creative Industries. He is a Yamaha Australia Artist, D’addario Woodwind artist and an associate artist of The Australian Music Centre.