Nicholas Atkins is a musician and has worked on theatre productions, commercial pantomimes and musical tours. He predominantly plays drums and percussion, but also plays piano, cornet, guitar and is always ready to explore new instruments! Nicholas has composed music for film, theatre, retail, podcasts, radio plays and community productions. In addition to performance he works at international schools and holiday camps across the UK, delivering high-energy, interactive music workshops to children of all ages.
Nicholas recently retrained as a music therapist. The training provided insight into how music can be used as a supportive medium, he practiced in a number of settings including special educational needs, neurorehabilitation and mental health. In 2020 he began working with a music therapy dementia charity. A key focus of the work centres around supporting the relationship between carer and person living with dementia.