NICHOLAS JACOBSON-LARSON is a Los Angeles-based composer, orchestrator and conductor.
In 2019, Nicholas will be on tour with Michael Buble, conducting the orchestra for his North American dates.
Recent conducting credits include: The Hate U Give (20th Century FOX, score by Dustin O’Halloran), The Voice (NBC, Michael Buble performance), HEAR NOW Music Festival (two world premieres by Andrew Moses and Anne LeBaron) and the west-coast premiere of Stefan Wolpe’s Quartet for Oboe, Cello, Percussion, and Piano at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles.
Nicholas has composed music for Amazon studios, Annapurna Pictures, FX, Syfy, Hulu, Now This, Funny or Die, Red Bull, Unity, Breakwater Studios, Stept Studios, Microsoft, Oakley, The North Face, Columbia, and Charles Schwab, among others. With Timothy Loo, Nicholas recently wrote string arrangements for Metro Boomin’s #1 album, Not All Heroes Wear Capes.
While working for composer Michael Giacchino, Nicholas provided orchestrations for Star Trek Into Darkness: Live In Concert, which premiered at Royal Albert Hall, as well as score preparation for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol, John Carter, and the FOX television show, ALCATRAZ.
In 2014, Nicholas wrote the score for the Emmy-winning documentary Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine, and in 2012 was selected to participate in the ASCAP Film/TV Scoring Workshop, winning the Michelle and Dean Kay Award from The ASCAP Foundation.
Nicholas remains active writing music for the concert hall, having recently completed Fits and Starts, a chamber piece for the Contemporary Performance Collective, and three commissions for the Naples Philharmonic: Story Box, Fantasia for Four Harps and Orchestra (a quadruple harp concerto), and The Snow Queen (an educational piece for children, with narration by Dalton Leeb).
He was recently named conductor of the Contemporary Performance Collective.