Nicholas Concannon Hodges

Nicholas Concannon Hodges studied violin with Frances Mason at the Royal College of Music where he won the Royal Orchestral Society prize.  After graduating, he continued to study with Dona Lee Croft and performed regularly with the Britten-Pears School for Advanced Musical Studies Symphony Orchestra at Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh. This included live broadcasts and working with Kent Nagano, Andrew Shulman and Tadaaki Otaka.

Nicholas now performs on a freelance basis and performs regularly throughout London and the southeast of England. He is a member of the Belmont Ensemble of London which he often leads at St Martin’s in the Fields and the Purcell Room. He also performs regularly at the Presteigne and Minehead Festivals, and is an assistant to the National Youth Orchestra of Ireland. Conducting plays an increasing role in Nicholas’s career, and has included working with the Belfast Philharmonic Society, Bath Philharmonia and the Hart Choral Society.

Nicholas Concannon Hodges was leader of the Corinthian Chamber Orchestra from 2001 to 2002.