Nick started playing drums at the age of 6, by 15 he was studying his craft full-time at The Campus of Performing Arts in Johannesburg, as well as with legendary Drum Teacher Neil Ettridge (Mango Groove).
Whilst Studying and achieving various awards at this institution, such as Student of The year 2009, Nicholas shared the stage with many different acts around South Africa, performing at numerous corporate events as well as popular festivals such as The Grahamstown Jazz Festival. In 2012, Nick auditioned & landed the drummers chair for an Australian production company, Showtime Australia.
He toured internationally for two years to the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Dubai performing The Michael Jackson Show, Abba and Whitney Houston Showcases to sold-out theatres, stadiums and arenas.
On his return to SA, Nick quickly re-established his reputation as an outstanding player and teacher alike and picked up the drum chair with well established South African legend Garth Taylor, he then toured internationally with Garth, visiting Thailand and performing at the Chiang Mai International Balloon.