Nicholas was always interested in music. As four-year-old he began to play the violin and from 1995 to 2002 he took violin and viola lessons under Professor Tim Frederiksen in Copenhagen. From 2002 to 2006 he studied viola at the Royal Danish music conservatoire under Tim Frederiksen, Johannes Eskær and Dmitri Golovanov.
Apart from that, he also took private lessons in music theory and composition under Torben Ellegaard Frederiksen, Steffen Bro Christensen and Mogens Christensen. He was head of the executive board of the Lyngby-Taarbæk symphony orchestra from 2002 to 2007, after he had been a regular member a year beforehand. Since 2006 Nicholas is also studying conducting under Morten Ryelund.
As composer he has participated in workshops together with the Zealand symphony orchestra as well as with the South Jutland symphony orchestra. Furthermore, he received a two-year-scholarship from the Danish State Art Fond in 2000-2001.
Apart from working as project manager for the MidtVest Ensemble he regularly performs as freelance musician both in orchestras or chamber ensembles.