Rhodes Scholar Nick DiBerardino has recently enjoyed performances of his work by the American Composers’ Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, and the Minnesota Orchestra. Nick’s concert music has received recognition from ASCAP, the American Composers’ Forum, and many other organizations, and he has been a composer fellow at the Bennington Chamber Music Conference, a composer-in-residence at the Avaloch Farm Music Institute, and the Young Artist Composer-in-Residence at Music from Angel Fire. Nick earned his bachelor’s degree at Princeton University, where he founded the Undergraduate Composers Collective and was awarded the Edward T. Cone Memorial Prize for excellence in music theory and composition. At the University of Oxford, Nick obtained an M.Phil with distinction, co-founded and chaired the Oxford Laptop Orchestra, and was awarded the John Lowell Osgood Memorial Prize for composition. Nick also holds an M.M. from the Yale School of Music, where he was awarded the Frances E. Osborne Kellogg Memorial Prize. He serves as the Musical Studies Coordinator at Curtis’ Young Artist Summer Program and as composer-in-residence at the Luzerne Music Center, where he is on the composition and theory faculty. Nick is currently pursuing a Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in composition at the Curtis Institute of Music.