Nicholas Dinopoulos

Nicholas Dinopoulos studied singing at the University of Melbourne under Merlyn Quaife AM and furthered his training as a studio artist of Gertrude Opera. He maintains a busy performance schedule consisting of various concert, recital and operatic engagements, most notably as a core member of Songmakers Australia.

He has appeared as a guest soloist with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Auckland Philharmonia, Bach Musica NZ, Royal Melbourne Philharmonic, Australian Haydn Ensemble, Ludovico’s Band, Latitude 37, Victorian Opera (Melbourne) and Pinchgut Opera (Sydney).

He is frequently heard in national live-to-air broadcasts on ABC Classic & 3MBS FM, and his performances have been recorded by both the Chandos and Pinchgut Live labels. He has also given the world premiere performances of several significant new works from among the rising generation of Australian composers.

As a conductor and educator, he has prepared both choral-symphonic and chamber choral works as a guest chorus-master for leading Australian organisations and currently holds positions at The University of Melbourne (Music Director, Melbourne Conservatorium Chamber Choir) and the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music (Sessional Voice Teacher). He has also been Music Director of the Monash University Singers, and resident vocal consultant to the National Youth Choir of Australia for four consecutive seasons from 2015-2018.

A specialist in the field of changing voice and young men’s singing, he has also served on the staff of the Australian Boys Choral Institute since 2007. He is only the fifth Artistic Director appointed in the Choir’s 82-year history.