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Dr. Nathan G.
Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas
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Dr. Nathan G.
Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas
Learn Violin from a Professional Musician, DMA student, and Music Teacher with 15+ years experience
-All levels of playing and all ages! -Student-focused approach, structured to help you meet your specific goals -Develop problem solving and analytical skills to help you get the most out of your practice sessions -A focus on physical and mental health and wellness while working on your music I will first learn what you want out of lessons and create a plan tailored specifically for you to help you meet your goals. Whether you are just starting out, or preparing for college auditions at a conservatory, I would love to work with you!
About Dr. Nathan G.

Hello! My name is Dr. Nathan G.! I'm a music teacher based in Hot Springs, AR. I draw most of my inspiration in my own work from the people who helped inspire me throughout my education. I have so many opportunities today because very special teachers, tutors, and teaching assistants stepped in and helped me along. I want to pay that forward and keep it going. I also really enjoy teaching and tutoring! I'm excited to hear from you! In my master's program, I worked as a teaching assistant for four music history courses. In my current doctoral program, I am pursuing a musicology cognate along with my performance major. I am currently pursuing a doctorate of musical arts in the viola performance at the University or Georgia. I began playing the viola - and later violin - in 2003 and have been teaching privately since 2012. While pursuing my master's degree, I worked as a teaching assistant for four musicology courses and currently am pursuing a musicology cognate in my doctoral program. I also currently work as a teaching assistant and graduate fellow at the University of Georgia. I have performed with Symphony Orchestras in Tennessee since 2014, performed as a soloist in Bulgaria, Austria, and the U.S., and have recorded in Nashville, TN for television soundtracks and with Athens artist, Kishi Bashi. I would love to hear from you if you are interested in taking private lessons or tutoring!

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Teaching since 2012

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Doctor of Musical Arts - Viola Performance

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Violin
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Nathan is the best viola teacher I’ve ever had. His vast knowledge of the instrument allowed him to explain certain concepts in a methodical way that made me feel like I was truly learning. In addition to being a great teacher he is an equally great performer who continues to model exactly what I want to be as a violist. I can not recommend Nathan more!

Posted Oct 13, 2021
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I really enjoyed my lessons with Nathan. He was really patient with me and helped explain things in ways that worked well for me.

Posted Oct 12, 2021
Teacher's Studio

I learned a lot from my lessons with Nathan! So nice to find a teacher who specialized in viola

Posted Oct 12, 2021
Director of Partnerships
Jul 2020 - Present
Lift Music Fund
Presidential Fellow
Aug 2019 - Present
University of Georgia
-Research Fellow - Areas of Research include Socioeconomic Status and Music Education, Works by Underrepresented Composers, Self Promotion and Marketing for Musicians -Orchestra Librarian -String quartet coach -String ensemble coach -Teach College-level lessons for credit
Substitute Section Violist
Jun 2019 - Jun 2019
Ocean Way Recording Studio
Recorded soundtrack to History Channel's "Vikings" season 9.
Acting Viola Faculty
May 2019 - Jun 2019
Tennessee Tech Summer Music Institute
Acting viola instructor at a summer music institute. Taught private viola lessons, gave masterclasses, taught group technique class, coached string quartet, worked as the orchestra librarian, worked as a camp counselor
Violin Teacher
Aug 2018 - May 2019
Oxford Music Academy
Violin Teacher
Jan 2018 - May 2019
Virginia Pearce Glick Young Musicians' Program
Graduate Assistant
Aug 2017 - May 2019
Miami University
Head Orchestra Librarian, Teaching Assistant for multiple undergraduate musicology courses, Concert Recording Technician, Concert Manager,
Section Violist
Jan 2016 - Apr 2019
Bryan Symphony Orchestra
Guest Viola Soloist
Jun 2018 - Jun 2018
Sofia Music Weeks Music Festival
Guest soloist with orchestra at a music festival in Sofia, Bulgaria. Invited by Bulgarian composer, Yovcho Kruschev.
Substitute Section Violist
Aug 2016 - May 2017
Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra
Private Violin/Viola Teacher
Jan 2012 - May 2017
Dr. G Private Teaching
Doctor of Musical Arts - Viola Performance
Aug 2019
University of Georgia
Master of Music - Viola Performance
Aug 2017 - May 2019
Miami University
Bachelor's Degree - Music: Viola Performance and Pedagogy
Aug 2013 - May 2017
Tennessee Tech University
English
Native Proficiency
American Viola Society Festival Ensemble Invitational Finalist
May 2021
American Viola Society
Presidential Fellowship
Aug 2019
University of Georgia
Glick Enrichment Fund
May 2018
Miami University
Sofia Music Weeks Fund
Mar 2018
Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies
Graduate Assistantship
Aug 2017
Miami University
Captain William Lafayette Anderson Award
May 2016
Tennessee Tech University
H. Leroy and Mary Faith Henderson Award
May 2016
Tennessee Tech University
Charles F. Bryan Award
May 2016
Tennessee Tech University
Education Foundation Award
May 2015
Tennessee Tech University
College Music Society, The
Aug 2021
The College Music Society promotes music teaching and learning, musical creativity and expression, research and dialogue, and diversity and interdisciplinary interaction. A consortium of college, conservatory, university, and independent musicians and scholars interested in all disciplines of music, the Society provides leadership and serves as an agent of change by addressing concerns facing music in higher education.
American Viola Society
May 2015
The American Viola Society is a nonprofit organization of viola enthusiasts, including students, performers, teachers, scholars, composers, makers, and friends, who seek to encourage excellence in performance, pedagogy, research, composition, and lutherie. United in our commitment to promote the viola and its related activities, the AVS fosters communication and friendship among violists of all skill levels, ages, nationalities, and backgrounds.

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Instructor details
Violin
Teaches 3 subjects. Different subject may have different prices.
This teacher is not currently accepting students