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Artist Hyperion Records

Nick Baron (timpani)

Nick Baron is a percussionist from Somerset who studied at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Playing work includes percussion with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and the Welsh National Opera, and since 2005 he has been the timpanist in the Dartington Festival Orchestra. In 2011 he held the percussion chair in the UK and European tour of Evita. On marimba he has appeared as a recital soloist, played onstage in the Northcott Theatre’s actor-musician production of Macbeth (2007) and Theatre Alibi’s Cobbo (2009), and now runs the Baron-Rose Duo. Nick has toured as drummer for male voice choir Only Men Aloud!, and plays drum kit in QDos pantomimes. In 2008 Nick spent a month in Havana studying Cuban percussion with Alejandro Mayor; and he now plays in and runs the salsa band Fiesta Resistance.


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Complete works available for download

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