Nicolas Turnberrez is a Cleveland-based performer and composer. A native of Wisconsin, he spent two years in Chicago completing his Master's in Music Composition at the Chicago College of Performing Arts where he studied under Dr. Kyong Mee Choi, Dr. Stacy Garrop, and Dr. Teddy Niedermaier. During his undergraduate studies, Nicolas studied composition with Dr. Ed Martin and Dr. David Dies, as well as horn with Dr. Bruce Atwell. In addition to being a sought-after composer and arranger, he has enjoyed performing with a variety of local vocal ensembles including the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus and the Cleveland Chamber Choir. He can currently be found in the finance and operations department at Abeona Therapeutics, a cutting-edge biopharmaceutical company that focuses on extremely rare diseases. While not performing, he enjoys having a coffee and relaxing with his wife, two mischievous kittens, and his rambunctious puppy.