Nic has taught mandolin and performed professionally for over fifteen years, touring extensively across Europe and the UK. His playing has been featured on BBC radio, and he's led numerous workshops on the mandolin and traditional music for all ages.

His current projects include acclaimed folk group The Shackleton Trio with whom he's performed at major international festivals and stages for six years.  He also occasionally performs alongside top UK clawhammer banjo player and BBC Folk Award nominee Dan Walsh in the Dan Walsh Trio. You can see him perform regularly in his hometown of Norwich with bluegrass/covers band Cobbler Bob, and acoustic group The Corncutters.

'a sensitive arranger, brilliant performer and excellent teacher'

- Karen Tweed

"a superb mandolin player"

- Mike Harding


'especially fine"

- fRoots


Nic also runs Zuppardi Print, specialising in linocut relief prints based on music, nature and architecture. as well as producing original artwork and visual materials for promotions, bands, and small businesses.

Contact him for commissions or to purchase prints.