Oklahoma native, Nathan Jones, is a promising young composer published by both GIA Publications and G. Schirmer/Hal Leonard. His music is performed throughout the United States, South Korea and Taiwan. He has been commissioned by both high school and collegiate choirs as well as collegiate wind ensembles. "I would live in your love," has been recorded by the Westminster Choir and is commercially available on iTunes and Amazon.
A graduate of Westminster Choir College of Rider University, Nathan holds a Master of Music degree in Theory and Composition. At Westminster, he sang in both the Symphonic Choir and Westminster Choir. During his undergraduate degree program at Oklahoma State University, Nathan participated in several ensembles including the Chamber Choir, Concert Chorale, Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, Percussion Ensemble, and Jazz Ensembles. He graduated with a Bachelor of Music Education degree concentrating in instrumental education with an emphasis in percussion and piano in 2007.
December 8, 2010
MAGNIFICAT - World Premier
Rock Canyon High School in Highlands Ranch, CO
New work commissioned by Julia Dale and the RCHS choirs.
January 2, 2011
Anthem for Celebration - World Premier
Piece commissioned by the Kingston Presbyterian Church in Kingston, NJ in honor of the retirement of Rev. John Heinsohn who served the Kingston Church for over 36 years. For SAB and organ.
February 11, 2011
Newlyweds - Performed by the Kentucky All-State SATB Choir at the Kentucky Music Educators Association State Convention in Louisville, KY. Dr. Joe Miller, conductor and clinician.
April 3, 2011
Imaginary Career - World Premier
Piece commissioned by Dr. Andrew Megill and Kantorei of Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ. For SATB and string quartet.
April 16, 2011
Be For Me the Earth - World Premier
Piece commissioned by Dr. Amanda Quist and the Chapel Choir of Westminster Choir College and in honor of her first year conducting the choir. For SSATBB a cappella.