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Nicholas S. Omiccioli (b. 1982) is currently a Preparing Future Faculty Fellow at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Production Coordinator of newEar Contemporary Ensemble (www.newear.org). His past positions include coordinator of the Composers in the Schools (CITS) program and assistant director of Musica Nova, UMKC's new music ensemble. Mr. Omiccioli has studied composition with James Mobberley, Chen Yi, Paul Rudy, Zhou Long, João Pedro Oliveira and Brian Bevelander. Mr. Omiccioli works have been performed throughout the United States, Italy, Thailand, and China by such ensembles as the Jasper String Quartet, Indaco Quartet, Society for New Music in Syracuse, ConTempo Beijing, DuoSolo, Brave New Works, Contemporaneous, Puget Sound Piano Trio, The Simon Carrington Chamber Singers, and the Kansas City Chorale.
Mr. Omiccioli has been commissioned by the Wellesley Composers Conference and Shouse Institute at the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival. Some of his recent awards include a nomination for a Charles Ives Scholarship by the American Academy of Arts & Letters, an ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Award, Beijing Modern Music Festival Young Composer Award, 1st place in the Thailand Internation Composition Festival Award, DuoSolo Emerging Composer Award, Brian M. Israel Prize, and multiple awards through the College Music Society.