About Nick

Nick Proch is a composer and orchestrator of original symphonic and orchestral works, arrangements for various ensembles, and scores for film and other media.

A graduate of the University of Arizona (BA Music) and UCLA Extension (Certificate in Film Scoring), Nick has extensive practice and experience in many facets of music-making. His expertise ranges from working and recording with some of the industry’s top musicians, to arranging music as the principal horn player for the Pride of Arizona—the University of Arizona’s top-five–nationally ranked marching and pep band—to composing and performing many new pieces for band, orchestra, small ensemble, and solo piano.

In 2013, Nick began posting orchestral arrangements on his YouTube page, including Macklemore’s Thrift Shop and Can’t Hold Us, Katy Perry’s ET, Imagine Dragon’s It’s Time and others. In the fall of 2014, he recorded a full orchestral arrangement of Rage Against the Machine’s Killing in the Name with a 35-piece orchestra, which was posted across the Internet, covered by NME, Rolling Stone, Uproxx, Death and Taxes and many others. As a result of the popularity of the video, a successful $20,000 Kickstarter campaign was launched to fund the recording and production of an album called TantamountA second successful Kickstarter followed, and a new album called The Ship of Theseus was produced, the orchestra Nick directs and arranges for recording now under the name Metamorphestra.

Nick is represented by BMI and is a member of the Society of Composers and Lyricists. He is an alumnus of Tau Beta Sigma, the national honorary band sorority. He is available for compositional projects, and his rates are negotiable depending on project budget. Please contact for further information.