Nigel Weeks originates from Wales where he began a career of conducting bands, orchestras and choirs that have won many top prizes in competitions. He studied conducting with Professor David King and holds an MA in Performance and a Diploma in Teaching.
In New Zealand, Nigel has continued his work as a strong supporter of youth achievement. As Director of the Music Faculty at Macleans College, Auckland, he developed a strong instrumental and choral programme, with the Orchestra, Concert Band and Chamber Orchestra all winning Gold Awards at the prestigious KBB Music Festival between 2010 and 2015.
Nigel has been a member of the New Zealand Opera Chorus, and started the New Zealand National Secondary Schools Brass Course and the New Zealand National Youth Brass Band Course in association with BBANZ. He has been an examiner in brass for the Australian Music Examining Board (AMEB) and is currently an examiner for the newly formed NZ Examining Board (NZMEB).