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A native of Brookline, Massachusetts, Nicholas Gallitano is a violist based in New York City. He can be found regularly in the city’s major concert halls, joining the New York Philharmonic at David Geffen Hall and the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie Hall in the 2023-24 season. Performances with the New York Philharmonic have also taken him on tours to Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the Bravo! Vail Music Festival. A seasoned chamber musician, Nicholas has performed as a guest artist at the Smithsonian Chamber Music Society, where he joined the quartet-in-residence, the Axelrod Quartet, for performances of Brahms String Quintet No. 2 in G Major playing the set of Stradivari instruments on which the piece was premiered. He was a festival artist at Arazzo Music Festival and Manchester Summer Chamber Music in the 2023 summer season.

n his life as a young artist, he found homes at Kneisel Hall, the Perlman Music Program, Sarasota Music Festival, and the Music Academy, as well as at masterclasses such as IMS Prussia Cove and Internationale Sommerakademie Bad Leonfelden. Nicholas began his studies with Gillian Rogell and Michele Parker in Brookline, MA, and holds degrees from The Juilliard School and Oberlin Conservatory, where his primary teachers were Roger Tapping, Peter Slowik, Molly Carr, and Samuel Rhodes. In addition to his degrees in music, he holds a Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Studies with a minor in History from Oberlin College.