Nigel Westlake's professional career as a clarinetist commenced at the age of 17. He has played in fusion bands, soundtrack recording sessions, Australia's leading instrumental groups and as a soloist with orchestras and classical ensembles in Australia and in many cities of the world including London, Paris, Berlin, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Vancouver, Washington, Moscow, Amsterdam, Tokyo, Beijing, New Delhi, Wellington and New York. He has received numerous awards for his compositions including the Gold Medal at the New York International Radio Festival. His conducting debut was with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra in 1997. Read more... London Symphony Orchestra, The Royal Scottish National Orchestra, The Australia Ensemble, Slava Grigoryan, Synergy Percussion, The Amsterdam Percussion Ensemble, Trilok Gurtu, The New York Percussion Ensemble, Michael Kieran Harvey, and Australia's leading orchestras and soloists.