At the age of 12 Nicholas joined the birdsong Academy with no prior musical experience. He soon began developing his musical abilities in steel pan and saxophone. He was introduced to arranging while attending El Dorado East Secondary School (Sixth Form) and was the co-arranger for the El Dorado East Secondary Steel Orchestra for the National Junior Panorama Competition. Some of his achievements include: Most Outstanding Pan Student at both El Dorado East Secondary School and birdsong Academy and arranging for the birdsong Academy Junior 2016 Panorama Effort.
Nicholas joined the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service Band in 2015 where played the clarinet and saxophone. He also arranged for the Orchestra and the Jazz Ensemble. His musical talents in 2017 were recognized with the award a scholarship to study at prestigious The University of Southern Mississippi School of Music. The school has a longstanding international reputation for musical excellence and has been recognised for its eminence in musical artistry, education and community service. Nicholas plans to focus on Jazz Studies (Performance) and he is very interested in developing and widening his musical talents, in improvisation, performance, arranging and composing.