Double bassist Nicholas Cathcart has distinguished himself as versatile and sensitive musician. He was born in 1989 in Lake Jackson, TX. He received his B.M and M.M. from Rice University where he studied under Paul Ellison and Timothy Pitts. The recipient of many awards and honors, he has recently been awarded the Maurice Schwartz Prize and the Jay and Shirley Marks Endowed Prize. Mr. Cathcart was the assistant principal bassist of the New Haven Symphony from 2014-17. He has also performed with the Detroit Symphony and the Houston Symphony. As a chamber musician Mr. Cathcart has performed with the New York Classical Players and the Jupiter Chamber Players. Nicholas Cathcart currently lives and works in San Diego.