No Extra Notes

Eric Nathan
September 13, 2010, 12:10 am
Filed under: Composers


Eric Nathan

Born: December 8, 1983

Current Location: Ithaca, NY



Works by Eric Nathan (b. 1983) have been performed at music festivals including the Aspen Music Festival, Ravinia Festival, Tanglewood, Banff Centre, Composers Now Festival at Symphony Space, and the Spark Festival of Electronic Music and Arts. His music has been performed by the Aspen Concert Orchestra, Aspen Contemporary Ensemble, Daejeon Philharmonic Orchestra, Damocles Trio, Mirari Brass Quintet, Omaha Symphony Chamber Orchestra, Society for New Music and the Yale Symphony Orchestra, among others. Nathan’s “Cantus” for trumpet and electronics is commercially available on CD, released on Origin Classical Records.
Nathan’s music has been recognized with awards including a Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Jacob Druckman Prize from the Aspen Music Festival and School, American Composers Orchestra Underwood New Music Readings, William Schuman Prize in the BMI Student Composers Awards, two ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Awards, First Prize in the SCI/ASCAP Student Commission Competitio, Brian Israel Prize from the New York Federation of Music Clubs, Dean’s Prize from Indiana University, and the Abraham Beekman Cox Prize from Yale.

Nathan is a currently a doctoral student at Cornell University where he studies with Steven Stucky, Roberto Sierra and Kevin Ernste. He has studied at Indiana University (M.M.), Yale College (B.A.), and The Juilliard School Pre-College Division and has received fellowships to the Tanglewood Music Center, Aspen Music Festival and the Wellesley Composers Conference. His past teachers include Kathryn Alexander, Claude Baker, Jeffrey Hass, Sven-David Sandström and George Tsontakis.

Music Copyright Eric Nathan 2010. Performances by Mei Rui and musicians from the Wellesley Composers Conference.

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