Joanna Nicholson specialises in new music projects, while continuing to perform and record with some of the UK’s finest orchestras and classical ensembles, notably on e flat and bass clarinets.

Pre-Covid highlights include performing as soloist at the opening day of Aberdeen Art Gallery,  in Judith Weir’s The Big Picture and in her own show A Walk Through The Gallery; touring as Guest Principal Clarinet with Scottish Ballet; summer artist in residence at The Barn (as a composer); Creative Scotland’s ‘Made in Scotland’ showcase at the Edinburgh Fringe with her voice and clarinet duo Turning the Elements.  Currently she is working on her own composition and video making project ‘Jo’s Mtb Tunes’ with support from Creative Scotland and The Hope Scott Trust.