Nick Arseneau is a Toronto-based upright and electric bassist, composer, and music educator. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts with honours, specializing in music, from York University in 2014 and a Master of Music in Jazz Bass Performance from the University of Toronto in 2016.
Nick has been the director of the Orchard Montessori Elementary Music Program since 2016 and is very excited to be taking on music education at the Orchard Lyceum as of the 2019-2020 school year. He has worked as jazz bass staff at the National Music Camp of Canada and directs ensembles and private lessons at Rock This Way School of Rock in Woodbridge, ON.
He performs regularly around Toronto and Southern Ontario with a wide range of bands on double bass, electric bass, guitar, drums, and voice. His repertoire spans genres including classical, jazz, rock, pop, folk, punk, ska, and math rock.