Nicholas Crosa first appeared as a soloist at age 11 with the Portland Festival Symphony. His international debut occurred in 1996 when he performed a recital series as a guest of the Conservatory of Music of the City of Buenos Aires, in Argentina. He has since performed as a soloist with the Oregon Symphony, the Vancouver Symphony, the Aspen Concert Orchestra, the Aspen Young Artists Orchestra, the Portland Youth Philharmonic, the Hilton Head Orchestra and other ensembles and chamber music recitals internationally. He was a scholarship student of the late Dorothy De Lay and Won Bin Yim at the Juilliard School in New York. Nicholas joined Pink Martini in 2005.