Nick Schwartz has a diverse career performing across North America, Europe, and Asia. Beginning his trombone studies at the Interlochen Arts Academy, he went on to study at The Juilliard School with then New York Philharmonic bass trombonist Don Harwood. From there, he moved to San Francisco where he began freelancing throughout the bay area. While there, he performed with the San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Ballet, Santa Rosa Symphony, Oakland East Bay Symphony, Stockton Symphony, Monterey Symphony, Sacramento Symphony, and Opera San Jose. He also was a member of the Sarasota Opera in Florida for two seasons and is currently still a member of the Huntsville Symphony in Alabama. He has also performed with the Jacksonville Symphony, the New York City Opera, the New York Philharmonic, The Malaysia Philharmonic, Festival Maribor (Slovenia), and the Festival Lyrique-en-Mer in France. He has recorded with Joe Alessi, principal trombone of the New York Philharmonic and the American Brass Quintet, and done multiple video game soundtrack recordings at George Lucas’ recording studio in Northern California, Skywalker Ranch. He has been a member of the New York City Ballet Orchestra since January 2010.