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Orchestrated and Arranged by Me!


For their 2020 gala, the Israel Philharmonic requested an arrangement of "Time" from Inception for a specific instrumental ensemble.  It was a great experience to arrange and orchestrate this piece for such an occasion.

Composition for Flute Duo - "Hermes"


Composed for the brilliant Silver Edges Duo, seen here performing at St. Mark's Church in Glendale, California.

The digital sheet music for "Hermes" is available here:

Orchestral Composition - "Legacies"


Winner of the 2013 Millican Endowed Scholarship for continuing the musical influence of George Gershwin.  Representing the entire Professional Writing Division at Berklee College of Music, this work was premiered by the Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra on April 9th, 2013 in the Berkee Performance Center.  


Conductor- Nicholas J. Cazares

Lead Alto Sax- Ryo Konishi

Piano- Çağdaş Donmezer

Silent Film - "Our Hospitality" starring Buster Keaton

This is a video clip, taken by a family member, of Nicholas conducting the climax to his reel (12 minutes of music) of the film.  Part of a team of 6 specially selected student composers/conductors, Nicholas worked under Berklee Film Scoring Professor Sheldon Mirowitz to compose the music for this scene.


Nicholas J. Cazares conducting the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra (BSFO).

This clip is not intended for monetary gain or rights privileges.   


The DVD accompanied by the new score will soon be available through purchase via Berklee College of Music.  

A Nocturne, of sorts, for Electric Bass and Piano

Arranged in honor of a good friend's senior recital at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts.

Performed by Nicholas Vincent Butt on Bass, accompanied by the composer on Piano.  

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