Cantori's President Nicholas Ash was an English church chorister,
school head chorister, and member of the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) National Choir, in which time he sang services
in many of England's cathedrals during the 1960s. The RSCM National Choir was led by many distinguished conductors,
including Sir David Willcocks, with whom he was reacquainted some forty years later with Cantori Domino.
the age of 16, he won the prestigious Bournemouth Music Festival Boy's Solo Competition as a baritone. The same
year he was invited to join the Board of the Western Orchestral Society (WOS) as a Junior Representative. The WOS managed
the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, and he regularly met with resident conductors and soloists.
In his work as an
international butler and estate manager, Nicholas has worked for Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber and other composer/musicians. He
currently divides his time between his home in Los Angeles and England.
His favorite chorales
in America are the Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society, Las Vegas, where he was Vice President, and Cantori Domino.