Nathan is a trained teaching artist of Ensemble ACJW – a Partnership between Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, The Weill Institue of Music and the New York City Department of Education. In NPR’s 2-year coverage of Nathan in the Academy, his work as a teaching artist and performer was documented in environments such as Elementary Schools, Carnegie Hall, and Rikers Island.

In addition to Nathan’s work in the Academy as a teaching artist he actively teaches chamber music with the Bryant Park Quartet. Emphasizing outreach wherever they perform, the BPQ have established residencies in New York, California, Iowa, Maryland, and Vermont. They are the first Ensemble-in-Residence at the Stony Brook University Community Music Programs, where they also run a weeklong Summer Chamber Music Camp (a documentary video of the most recent camp can be found on the quartet’s website). As teaching artists, they have been invited to give masterclasses and chamber music seminars at Azusa Pacific, Biola, and Cornell Universities. A past recipient of the Chamber Music America Residency Partnership Program grant, they have made an impact in the communities they visit by giving interactive presentations at colleges, schools, music programs, community centers, and unconventional settings such as local bars and art galleries.

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Rikers Island Correctional Facility, New York.

Especially passionate about exploring music with incarcerated people Nathan is always searching for ways to unite and empower through music in the prisons and jails of the USA. He is the founder of Musicambia, an organization striving to establish a nationwide network of creative music conservatories within the prisons and jails of the United States. To inquire for master classes or private coachings please contact Nathan by email here.