Nick is the Assistant Director of the University of King’s College Chapel Choir. He is the founder and Director of The King’s Chorus, a choral society for students, faculty, staff, and other members of the King’s and Dalhousie University communities. He is the founder and Artistic Director of Capella Regalis Men and Boys Choir, which sings Tuesday Evensong in the King’s College Chapel. Nick is also Cantor and Director for the King’s College Chapel male Compline choir. Nick was for one year (2013-14) the Host of CBC’s Choral Concert, a national, weekly radio show exploring all facets of choral music. In 2012, Nick was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his contribution to Canada and Nova Scotia through the arts.
As a jazz drummer and world percussionist, Nick performs and records internationally with a wide range of musicians, including the world-renowned James Taylor, Oscar Castro-Neves, Maucha Adnet, David McGuinness, Revenge of the Folk Singers, Concerto Caledonia, Jefferson Hamer, the Chris Norman Ensemble, various Paul Halley ensembles, Suzie LeBlanc, Theresa Thomason, Trio Diomira with Dinuk Wijeratne and Joseph Petric, and occasionally the Nick Halley Band. The recording Barnum Hill features Nick and his ensemble playing some of his original compositions. You can learn more about Nick at www.nickhalley.com.