Nathan Powell

 Nathan is a music educator with a passion for the arts. He received both an undergraduate degree in music education, and a graduate degree in conducting from the University of Memphis. Along with his training, Mr. Powell has enjoyed an extremely eclectic musical career. Some of these highlights include conducting Arvo Pärt’s Berliner Messe and Schubert’s Symphony No. 8, conducting the Opera Memphis Senior Opera Conservatory, and playing the pedal steel guitar, mandolin, acoustic guitar and banjo as a studio musician. Nathan sings and assists with the choir at St. John Orthodox Church, and is currently the chorus director and music specialist at Riverdale School in Germantown, TN.

Nathan will be covering the Memphis Symphony Orchestra.

Nathan Powell's Posts:

Rants & Raves - A Review of Rachmaninoff & Mahler

Posted on October 4th, 2012

The gradual change to autumn always brings out excitement and nostalgia in almost everyone I know. For me, it also signals the start of symphony season. Every year when I get the Memphis Symphony Orchestra mailer advertising the upcoming concert season, I feel like a kid all over again. What will be the best concert of the year? Which composer will I fall in love with all over again? Which Opus One concert will wow me the most? All these questions, I know, will be answered soon enough. read more »

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