Nick Girard is a vocal producer, arranger singer, and beatboxer. Originally from Maine in the US, he works internationally with vocal groups both on and off stage. Nick’s work can be heard on NBC’s The Sing-Off and BBC One’s Pitch Battle where he worked as a vocal coach, arranger and producer/engineer. He was featured as an expert juror in Gareth Malone’s BBC Two series The Naked Choir and he’s contributed to countless award-winning records as a producer, recording engineer, vocal editor and mixing engineer. On stage, Nick is currently a member of the world touring San Francisco-based, genre-defining vocal band The House Jacks. He’s also toured with legendary British vocal groups The Swingles and The Magnets.
A world-class clinician and competition adjudicator, he can be found running workshops for a cappella groups and pop choirs on everything from technique and arranging to group dynamics and vocal percussion.
Nick lives in Surrey, UK with his wife, renowned British composer/arranger/singer Clare Wheeler and their son Isaac.
“There are very few Renaissance men in a cappella who can do it all: arrange, record, edit, mix, direct, compose and coach at the highest levels, like Nick Girard.”
– Deke Sharon, producer/arranger The Sing-Off, Pitch Perfect I, II, III, In-Transit, D-Cappella
“Some musicians make it on work ethic while others rely solely on talent. Nick has both in spades and brings them to each of his projects, whether he’s recording a vocal in a bedroom studio or crafting a performance for prime time TV.”
– Ed Boyer, Grammy-winning producer
“Nick Girard is a breath of fresh air – his attention to detail in all musical pursuits, passion, astounding versatility and breadth of expertise makes him a cut above the rest!”
– Dominic Peckham, leading UK Choral Conductor