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Nathan Fletcher



Biography

Nathan Fletcher is a New York-based composer, arranger, tenor, and pianist. He received an Honorable Mention in the 2017 ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Awards, having been a finalist in 2015 and 2016. Nathan was also a finalist in the American Choral Directors Association's 2014 Brock Student Composition Competition. His compositions have been performed around the country at venues and events such as Opera America’s National Opera Center in New York, the New York Festival of Song’s 2016 NYFOS Next Festival, The Bushnell in Hartford, the American Choral Directors Association’s (ACDA) National Symposium on American Choral Music in Washington, D.C., and the 2015 ACDA National Conference in Salt Lake City. His incidental score for The Picture of Dorian Gray, presented in May 2017 at the University of Oxford’s Michael Pilch Studio Theatre in the United Kingdom, was praised by Katie Stanton of The Oxford Student as “haunting... [and] genuinely moving throughout, the string quartet heightening a death scene with particular success.” Nathan graduated from Saint Thomas Choir School in 2007, and earned his B.M. summa cum laude from the University of Connecticut in 2015, where he studied composition with Kenneth Fuchs. This past May, he received his M.M. from Mannes/The New School, where he studied with Lowell Liebermann. He is a member of ASCAP and the American Choral Directors Association.

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