Nicholas Szucs Has An Extensive Performing Career As A Concert Violinist
Nicholas Szucs is a New York based concert violinist with an extensive performing career. He has shared the stage with many notable artists from the music world, like – Art Garfunkel, Smokey Robinson, Roberta Flack, Kenny Loggins, Kenny Rogers, Josh Groban, America, Itzhak Perlman, Pinkas Zukerman, Natalie Cole, McFadden & Whitehead, Shirley Jones, Kool and the Gang, and many others. Some of his Concert Violin Solos with Orchestra include – Carmen Fantasy by Pablo de Sarasate with orchestras (2009, 2010, 2013, 2014); Concerto in e minor, Op. 64 by Felix Mendelssohn with orchestras (2010, 2012); Concerto in D, Op. 61 by Ludwig van Beethoven, with The Cortlandt Chamber Orchestra (NY) 2009; World Premiere of The New Hungarian Rhapsody, composed by Steve Margoshes, with The Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra (2007); and Ziguenerweisen by Pablo de Sarasate with orchestras (2008, 2014).
Nicholas Szucs has worked with symphonies all over the United States, including Syracuse Symphony, Dallas Opera, Shreveport Symphony, Hudson Valley Philharmonic, and Albany Symphony. He has served as a concertmaster for the Fort Smith Symphony, East Texas Symphony, and Greater Newburgh Symphony, and as an assistant concertmaster for the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra. He also has a recorded live CD – “In Recital”, which is available on iTunes, and can also be heard as the Fiddle solo on the karaoke version of Taylor Swift’s song – “Love Story”. Nicholas has always won immense appreciation for his work as a violinist.
Nicholas Szucs attended Eeveattended Manhattan School of Music and Montclair State University. He did his B.A. in Violin Performance from the Manhattan School of Music. After this, he went on to pursue his B.S. in the Arts with a Concentration in Music from Empire State College, SUNY. His teachers who taught him violin include Burton Kaplan, Oscar Ravina, and Betty-Jean Hagen. Due to his strong academic background and passion for music, Nicholas was confident that one day he would make it big in the world of music. He was fortunate to get excellent opportunities right from the start of his career. Being an intelligent man, he made the most of all those opportunities by performing at musical events, festivals, and concerts to the best of his ability. As a result of his dedication and hard work, he soon got huge recognition and popularity, which is still going strong.