Nigel Westlake

Position: composer/conductor

Nigel’s career, spanning over 4 decades, began as a clarinettist. He started composing from 1980 for radio, theatre, circus, TV, film and the concert hall.

His film credits include Ali’s Wedding, Paper Planes, Miss Potter, Babe, Children of the Revolution and numerous IMAX films amongst others.

His work has been awarded 2 Arias, 15 APRA awards, [screen & classical categories] the Paul Lowin Orchestral Prize (2x), & Gold Medal for “Best Original Music” at the New York International Radio Festival.

He holds an honorary Doctorate in Music from UNSW and made his US conducting debut with the New York Philharmonic in 2016.

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