Nick DiBerardino, Composer
Photo by Inna Spivakova
Rhodes Scholar Nick DiBerardino is a composer whose music depicts vivid, fantastical journeys. Melodic lyricism, “richly textured, multilayered” sounds (Minnesota Star Tribune), and dynamic harmony “full of jostling and jarring tonal colors” (Broad Street Review) distinguish his diverse catalog. Nick’s work weaves “surprisingly harmonious melodies” (Portland Press Herald) into a visceral, gestural language, making contact with science, literature, history, art, and poetry to trace broad narrative arcs that resonate beyond the concert hall. Nick is also a passionate educator, arts administrator, and teaching artist motivated by the belief that music can meaningfully draw communities together.
Nick’s music is motivated by a fundamental desire to communicate. Community-focused collaborations and other outward-looking compositional projects are a core part of his artistic mission.
Photo © 2018 David Swanson
You’ll find here a list of Nick’s works organized by genre. Each piece is represented by an online perusal score, an audio recording, and a video, if available.
Photo © 2019 Jessica Griffin/Curtis Institute of Music
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