Nicholas Vines (Composer)
Born: 1976, Sydney, Australia
Nicholas Vines is an Australian composer currently based in Sydney. He studied at the University of Sydney with Anne Boyd, Peter Sculthorpe and Ross Edwards. He completed a PhD at Harvard University studying with Harrison Birtwistle, Bernard Rands, Magnus Lindberg, Julian Anderson, Lee Hyla, Mario Davidovsky, Judith Weir and Michael Finnissy.
His chamber vocal pieces include Torrid Nature Scenes, The Butcher of Brisbane, and The Economy of Wax. His other operatic works include Loose, Wet, Perforated.