Nathan Hudson

Nathan H.

New York, NY

Lesson Details

Trumpet

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

As a versatile performer who has worked in all genres and with all ages, with degrees in Trumpet (BM) and Music Composition (MA, PhD), studying with me will provide a well-rounded approach to music which will meet you where you are! I have performed in some of the most prestigious concert halls with numerous ensembles throughout the country, and have taught students ranging from beginners through college aged students and young professionals. With my varied musical career, I am able to offer a broad lesson experience to help you get where you want to be! Studying trumpet is much more than just playing the instrument, and I plan on helping you become the best musician you can be.

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About

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Nathan delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
2010

Nathan Hudson is a composer and educator currently living in New York. As a curator, Nathan has collaborated with author Ben Loory, the saxophone quartet ~Nois and has also curated at MISE-EN_PLACE Bushwick to present cross-disciplinary concerts of new music. The recipient of several awards, prizes and residencies, he has had works performed at colleges across the country and at festivals such as the: Aspen Music Festival and School, Avaloch Music Institute, Sewanee Summer Music Festival, Orford Music Festival, Carlsbad Music Festival, Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival, Lancaster New Sounds, National Trumpet Competition, International Trumpet Guild Conference, International Clarinet Association National Conference, International Double Reed Society Conference, among others. As a performer, Nathan has recorded with the Columbus State University Wind Ensemble, performed in numerous prestigious venues across the country, and has been an avid chamber, orchestral and jazz musician for the better part of 10 years. He holds a BM in Trumpet Performance from the Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University, and MA in Composition from Stony Brook University and is currently a PhD Candidate and Graduate Teaching Assistant at Stony Brook, studying under Dr. Daniel Weymouth.

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Experience

Faculty
Aug 2014 - Present
Stony Brook University

I taught as the instructor of record:
-Introduction to Music
-Introduction to Musicianship (Aural Skills)
-Musicianship (Aural Skills) I-IV
-Composition Lessons

Staff Arranger/High Brass Technician
Jul 2012 - Present
Cambridge High School

I write/arrange their Marching Band show, and spend two weeks working with their high brass (trumpet focus) and full band.

Private Trumpet/Music Theory/Composition Instructor
Aug 2010 - Present
Self-Employed

I teach privately on trumpet, for music theory and for composition.

Composer in Residence
Jul 2016 - Jul 2017
Rushmore Music Festival

I was the composer in residence, so I taught the students (aged elementary-high school) basic music theory and aural skills. I also worked with my composition fellow (high school aged) on the skills required to be a working composers, and worshipped a new piece with them. As a faculty colleague I collaborated with the other faculty on a new work which received a premiere during the festival.

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Education

PhD in Composition
Aug 2016 - Present
Stony Brook University
MA in Composition
Aug 2014 - May 2016
Stony Brook University
BM in Trumpet Performance
Aug 2010 - Jun 2014
Columbus State University

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Spanish
Limited Proficiency

Affiliations

ASCAP
Aug 2017

ASCAP is a membership association of more than 625,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers. We uphold the value of our members’ music, and help them thrive alongside the businesses that use their music every day.

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