Eric Nathan

Eric Nathan, composer (Providence, RI), is a 2013 Rome Prize Fellow and 2014 Guggenheim Fellow. His compositions have been performed by Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic’s Scharoun Ensemble, International Contemporary Ensemble, American Composers Orchestra, Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), JACK Quartet, American Brass Quintet, and A Far Cry. His music has additionally been featured at the New York Philharmonic’s 2014 and 2016 Biennials, Carnegie Hall, Aldeburgh Music Festival, Tanglewood Festival of Contemporary Music, Aspen Music Festival, MATA Festival, Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, Ravinia Festival Steans Institute, Music Academy of the West, 2012 and 2013 World Music Days, Domaine Forget, and Louvre Museum. Eric was awarded a Copland House residency, ASCAP’s Rudolf Nissim Prize, four ASCAP Morton Gould Awards, BMI’s William Schuman Prize, Aspen Music Festival’s Jacob Druckman Prize, a Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Leonard Bernstein Fellowship from the Tanglewood Music Center. Eric served as Composer-in-Residence at the 2013 Chelsea Music Festival (New York) and 2013 Chamber Music Campania (Italy). He received his doctorate from Cornell and holds degrees from Yale (B.A.) and Indiana University (M.M.). Eric served as Visiting Assistant Professor at Williams College in 2014-15, and is currently Assistant Professor of Music in Composition-Theory at the Brown University Department of Music. Previous Yellow Barn guest faculty (2016)