Nathan Jones (b. 1983, Tulsa, Oklahoma) is an American composer.
Nathan completed a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Composition at the University of Kansas where he studied with Kip Haaheim, Forrest Pierce and James C. Barnes. He holds a Master of Music degree in Composition from Westminster Choir College of Rider University where he studied with Stefan Young. While at Oklahoma State University, Nathan studied composition with Richard Prior and Mike D'Ambrosio while earning a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education. He has also participated in master classes with Morten Lauridsen and Christian Carey.
Throughout his academic studies, Nathan has performed in a wide variety of ensembles, including the Westminster Choir and the Oklahoma State University Wind Ensemble, Chamber Choir and Percussion Ensembles. He also had the great fortune to perform as a member of the Spoleto Festival USA opera chorus for two seasons in Charleston, S.C.
Mr. Jones's music has been performed throughout the United States, Europe, South Korea and Taiwan. He is frequently commissioned by both high school and collegiate choirs as well as collegiate wind ensembles.
Works for Winds
- Cottonwood Falls (2017)
- Metropolis Triptych (2016)
- Mill City Sketches (2015)
- Scottish Highland Overture (2017)
- Nathan Jones website Accessed 5 September 2016
- Nathan Jones, personal correspondence, May 2017