Nicholas Moroz is a composer, researcher, and electronic musician based in London making acoustic and electronic music in a variety of media. He is currently studying an Arts and Humanities Research Council funded DPhil in Music degree at the University of Oxford, where his research integrates orchestral instruments with live electronics, machine learning, and interactive spatialisation systems, with a particular focus on MAX and IRCAM's spat library.
He is the artistic director of Explore Ensemble, which he co-founded in 2012 with fellow musicians at the Royal College of Music.
His music has been performed by groups including Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, ensemble recherche, Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble, the Britten-Pears Ensemble, the Composers Ensemble, Gemini Ensemble and Explore Ensemble, at venues and festivals such as Abbaye de Royaumont, Moscow Philharmonic, Aldeburgh Festival, St Magnus International Festival, Dartington, the National Portrait Gallery and the Royal Academy of Arts.
Currently supervised at Oxford by Martyn Harry and Jonathan Cross, Nicholas previously completed Bachelors and Masters degrees in composition at the Royal College of Music, studying with Jonathan Cole, Kenneth Hesketh, Simon Holt, and Gilbert Nouno, as well as a Masters degree in musicology at the University of Oxford. In 2012 he completed an ERASMUS exchange at the Stuttgart Staatliche Hochschule für Musik studying with Johannes Walter. He held the 2016 Mendelssohn Foundation Scholarship.