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Below, you will find a alphabetized list of CBC personalities. To search for personality simply click on the appropriate letter in the alphabet line provided. For example, if you would like to read about Evan Solomon, simple click on the letter "S" to read the listings for people whose surnames start with letter "S".


Nick Halley
Host | Choral Concert

Nick Halley is the new Host of CBC's Choral Concert. Nick is the founder and Artistic Director of the Capella Regalis Men and Boys Choir in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He is the founder and Director of The King's Chorus, a choir for members of the King's and Dalhousie University communities in Halifax. Nick is also the Assistant Director of the acclaimed University of King's College Chapel Choir directed by his father, Paul Halley. He is Cantor and Director for the King's College Chapel Compline choir and Assistant Organist at the Atlantic School of Theology. In 2012, Nick was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his contribution to Canada and Nova Scotia through the arts, particularly for his work with Capella Regalis Men and Boys Choir. In 2011, Nick was awarded a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts to study in England with some of the world's finest directors of men and boys choirs.

As a drummer and percussionist, Nick performs and records internationally with a wide range of musicians, including James Taylor, Suzie LeBlanc, Oscar Castro-Neves, David McGuinness and Revenge of the Folk Singers, David Greenberg, Jefferson Hamer, the Chris Norman Ensemble, various Paul Halley ensembles, Theresa Thomason, Diomira (with Dinuk Wijeratne and Joseph Petric), and occasionally the Nick Halley Band. The recording Barnum Hill (2008) features Nick and his ensemble performing Nick's original compositions.  You can find out more at www.nickhalley.com.