November 30, 2020
Michigan Thespian Festival
Nick will be adjudicating for the Musical Theatre Performance Category of the Michigan Thespian Festival. This is Nick’s fourth year participating with the festival, which brings together thousands of high school thespians together for a weekend of immersive theatre, workshops, and individual events.
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March 19-20, 2021
Nick will be one of 5 professional musicians presenting a workshop at THEMposium entitled “Singing for Our Soul." This workshop, geared for LGBTQIA+ youth from ages 13-18, while address positive coping through vocal music.
Learn more about THEM Youth Ensemble
March 24-27, 2021
European Association for Music in Schools
Nick will be presenting a workshop entitled Empowering our Youth Through Emotional Awareness at the European Association for Music in Schools at the Music is What People Do National Conference.
Learn more about the European Association for Music in Schools
April 16-17, 2021
College Music Society Great Lakes Regional Conference
Nick will be presenting a workshop at the College Music Society’s Great Lakes Regional Conference entitled Welcome Home: Empowering our Youth Through Emotional Awareness. This workshop will address a music educators role in cultivating a trauma-sensitive classroom, strategies for creating trust within an ensemble, and generating resilience within our music classrooms. Topics will include trauma-sensitive instruction, shame, shame resilience, vulnerability, trust, and emotional awareness.
Learn more about the College Music Society conference
April 11, 2021 @ 2pm
Nicholas Sienkiewicz and Matthias Murphy
Nick and Matthias will be giving a short recital in the Jacobs School of Music Auer Hall. Both Matthias and Nick will be performing ten minutes of music with masked socially distanced vocal chamber ensembles. The link is private, so please reach out via the contact form, or the email list on the top of this page to be sent the link!
Learn more about the Master's program in Choral Conducting at the Jacobs School of Music
April 20, 2020
World Premiere of "Bezos and Me"
Nick will be premiering a new composition for chamber chorus entitled "Bezos and
Me" with music by Hippocrates Cheng and text by Lucas Burkett.
More detailed information is to come soon!