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Eric Nathan’s (b.1983) compositions have been performed and featured internationally by music festivals including the Aldeburgh Music Festival (UK), Tanglewood, Aspen, Ravinia Festival Steans Institute, Banff Centre, Shanghai Conservatory New Music Week, Composers Now Festival, 2012 World Music Days (Belgium) and featured on NPR’s radio show “From the Top”  and WQXR’s Q2 Radio. The Hudson Valley Music Club presented a Composer Portrait concert of Nathan’s music in 2011. Ensembles who have presented Nathan’s works include Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, American Composers Orchestra, Omaha Symphony Chamber Orchestra, Aspen Concert Orchestra, Daejeon Philharmonic Orchestra (South Korea), Collage New Music, Momenta Quartet, Spectra Ensemble and the Damocles Trio. In June 2013, Nathan will serve as Composer-in-Residence of Chamber Music Campania, a cross-disciplinary music festival in southern Italy.

Recent Commissions include those from the Tanglewood Music Center, St. Petersburg (Russia) Chamber Philharmonic, Jerome Fund for New Music commission for the Momenta Quartet, New York Youth Symphony Chamber Music Program, ASCAP/Society of Composers Inc., Le Train Bleu, A Far Cry, Winsor Music, and a new work for the Youth Orchestras of Prince William to premiere in Carnegie Hall in March 2013.

Nathan’s music has been recognized with the ASCAP Rudolf Nissim Prize, American Academy of Arts and Letters Charles Ives Scholarship, Aspen Music Festival’s Jacob Druckman Prize, BMI William Schuman Prize, ISCM-IAMIC Young Composer Award, League of Composers Competition, First Prize in the ASCAP/SCI National Student Commission Competition, and four ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Awards, among others. Nathan completed his doctorate at Cornell University and received his M.M. from Indiana University, and his B.A. from Yale College. His principal teachers include Steven Stucky, Roberto Sierra, Claude Baker, Sven-David Sandström, Kathryn Alexander and Kevin Ernste. Nathan currently resides in New York City.

Biography current as of 4/13.


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