Nicholas Christopher Milton, born 1967 in Sidney is an Australian conductor and violinist. He is presently Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Go?ttingen Symphony Orchestra (Germany) and Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the Canberra Symphony Orchestra as well as Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra.
He studied at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, the Michigan State University, the Mannes College of Music and the Juilliard School. He holds four Master degrees, in Violin, Conducting, Music Theory and Philosophy, and a Doctorate in Music from the City University of New York.
He is one of the most outstanding Australian Conductors working today.
His awards include the Queen Elisabeth Silver and the New York Masters Award in conducting.
He is the only Australian conductor ever nominated for a Grammy award. And wasthe youngest ever appointed concertmaster of a major Australian orchestra. Milton won the 1999 Symphony Australia Conductor of the Year Competition and was awarded the Australian Centenary Medal for Service to Australian Society and the Advancement of Music.
Nicholas Milton‘s discography includes about 50 CD recordings.