Nathan earned his undergraduate degree in voice at The University of North Texas. Venturing south to study conducting at Southern Methodist University Nathan served as the Senior Teaching Fellow and the Tenor Section Leader for the SMU Chorale and completed his Master of Music Degree. Returning home to the University of North Texas, Nathan began his Doctorate of Musical Arts in Conducting. While at UNT, Nathan served as the Teaching Fellow for the Women’s Chorus and the Tenor Section Leader for the UNT A Cappella Choir. Nathan completed his Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Choral Conducting with a related field in voice studies in 2014.
As a choral conductor, Nathan has conducted groups in Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Washington D.C, Washington State and the Czech Republic.
Before moving to the Atlanta, Nathan has had teaching positions at Southern Methodist University, University of North Texas, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, and Pacific Lutheran University in Seattle Washington. Nathan was active in the musical community of Dallas-Ft Forth Metroplex. In Dallas, he was the Associate Conductor of Schola Cantorum of Ft. Worth. Most recently, he served as Director of Worship and Fine Arts at First United Methodist Church of Plano leading a music ministry of over 350 musicians. He actively services as a choral clinician and has given numerous workshops on applying Bel Canto vocal techniques to the choral palette. Nathan’s newest venture is The Choral Pickup a non-profit choir that raises money and awareness for African water wells.