Nicholas is a versatile performer and teacher who has performed both locally and internationally. In 2016 he became the first singer to ever win both the Australian Singing Competition and the Sydney Opera Scholarship in the same year. He regularly performs with major arts organisations across Australia, including the Melbourne Symphony, Opera House, Western Australian Symphony, Pinchgut Opera, Adelaide Festival and Sydney Philharmonia. His career also takes him to Italy several times each year for performances and study. He holds a Bachelor of Music Performance from the Melbourne Conservatorium and was a member of the Melba Opera Trust and Pacific Opera Young Artist programs.