Prize-winning organist and harpsichordist Nicolas Haigh is currently Associate Org-anist at St. Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue. Prior to this he held positions with the Gramophone Award-winning Choir of New College, Oxford; and the choir of York Minster. He was a student at the University of Cambridge where he held the Sir William McKie organ scholarship at Clare College, working closely with Graham Ross and Timothy Brown. Recent engagements have included performances with American Bach Soloists, TENET vocal artists, and Bach Akademie Charlotte; as well as solo recitals at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco; St. Paul’s Cathedral, London; and Westminster Abbey, London.
Haigh is co-founder of the early music consort L'Académie du Roi Soleil and has performed as a Young Artist at the Britten-Pears Festival. Nicolas has been privileged to perform on a number of tours to venues in Europe, the Americas, Hong Kong, Australia, and Israel. He appears frequently on radio in the United States of America and the United Kingdom, and can be heard on the CDs Veni Emmanuel, Imogen Holst: Choral Works, and A Tudor Christmas. Nicolas’ organ teachers have included Malcolm Archer, Clive Driskill-Smith, and James McVinnie.