Toronto Symphony Orchestra Horn Nicholas Hartman joined the TSO in 2017, after previously serving with the National Arts Centre Orchestra.
He has performed with orchestras and chamber ensembles throughout the United States and Canada, including the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Seattle Symphony, Houston Symphony, San Antonio Symphony, Richmond Symphony, North Carolina Symphony, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Houston Grand Opera, Breckenridge Music Festival, and the Sun Valley Summer Symphony. In 2012, Nicholas was invited to perform at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC as part of their ongoing Conservatory Project. He was a 2011 and 2012 Tanglewood Music Center fellow, a 2010 National Repertory Orchestra fellow, and in 2009, he was invited to Québec to record the complete Beethoven symphonies with the Orchestra de la Francophonie Canadienne.
Nicholas is a 2012 graduate of Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music in Houston, where he studied with Houston Symphony principal horn William VerMeulen.