Performing Artists

Christopher Nichols

Critically acclaimed clarinetist Christopher Nichols enjoys a dynamic career with performances as a soloist and in ensembles across the United States and abroad. A dedicated pedagogue, he joined the faculty of the University of Delaware School of Music in 2013 where he is Associate Professor of Clarinet. He is a Légère Reeds Endorsing Artist, Silverstein Pro Team Artist, and a Buffet Crampon USA Artist Clinician.

Nichols has appeared as a soloist at conferences of the International Clarinet Association, European Clarinet Association, National Association of Collegiate Wind and Percussion Instructors and College Music Society. In 2015, the Delaware Division of the Arts awarded him an Established Artist Fellowship in recognition for his work as a solo recitalist. Solo and chamber music recordings, available through Navona Records, Viduus Records and Albany Records, have received praise in GramophoneThe ClarinetFanfareNACWPI JournalDe Klarinet and Pizzicato.