Canadian-born cellist and gambist Caroline Nicolas has performed in North America, Europe, and Asia with such eminent musicians as Monica Huggett, Andrea Marcon, Elizabeth Blumenstock, Kristian Bezuidenhout, Jordi Savall, Masaaki Suzuki, William Christie, and Nicholas McGegan. As winner of Juilliard’s Historical Performance concerto competition, she made her solo debut in Alice Tully Hall, New York City. She has performed with Trinity Baroque Orchestra, Mercury Baroque Orchestra, Ars Lyrica, Juilliard Baroque, Kammerorchester Basel and Sinfonieorchester Liechtenstein. Nicolas grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba and was first introduced to the cello by her mother, an elementary school music teacher. At the age of fifteen she made her orchestral debut with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. She studied with Phoebe Carrai at The Juilliard School and Christophe Coin and Paolo Pandolfo at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis.
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