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Nick Apivor


Nick Apivor

Percussionist Nick Apivor received his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Victoria.  He has performed with the Victoria Symphony, Vancouver Island Symphony, Drosera Ensemble and recorded with Grammy-nominated composer Paul Dolden.  As a jazz vibraphonist he has performed with the N.O.W. Orchestra, Out of the Woods, Mimosa and many other groups.  Nick has played in over 35 music theatre productions, including the Vancouver Playhouse’s 2008 production of The Drowsy Chaperone and their successful 2009 Canadian tour of this show which ran at the National Arts Centre.  For the past 15 years, Nick has immersed himself in a variety of Latin musical styles, performing and recording with Juno-nominated Rumba Calzada, Ache Brazil, The World Jive Big Band, John Gilliat Group and many others.  He has also performed with the Canadian Tenors, saxophonist Kenny G., legendary singer Petula Clark, comedian Don Rickles and the great Persian vocalist, Dariush.

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