Nathan is an accomplished vocal performer / educator / conductor / and composer. His vocal education included extensive studies with Richard Chapline, Dr. Stephen Barton, and Helen Ralston.
While in Wilkes-Barre, he performed frequently with different choral organizations. Some include tenor soloist with the Scranton Singers' Guild and Wyoming Valley Oratorio Society, founding member of Cincopella (an a cappella vocal quintet), bassist / vocalist for jazz and variety groups: Central City Nite Flight, River's Edge, Dynamite, and teacher / counselor / conductor of the Jazz Choir at the Encore Music Camp of PA. From 1988-1992, he was the tenor soloist / section leader at First Presbyterian Church in Wilkes-Barre.
In Miami, Florida, he performed with the Miami Civic Choir, and the University of Miami Gospel Choir.
Between 1999-00, he was appointed the Director of Music Ministry at Westmont Presbyterian Church to substitute for a leave of absence, and is currently the Associate Director. He also is the Director of Youth Music Ministry.
In 1996, he was invited to appear as tenor soloist for the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Mozart’s "Requiem."
Featured tenor soloist with the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra (1996)
In 1998, Nathan, wife Kristen, and good friends / musical colleagues Mark Weakland, Beth Good, and Doug Wilkin, joined forming a new and exciting a cappella vocal quintet, White Noise. Click here for more information and mp3 samples.
As featured conductor for the 2011 PMEA District Jazz Choir, he worked with the ensemble on a diverse program of styles and arrangers including his own arrangement of "For Good" from the musical "Wicked".
2011 PMEA District Jazz Choir: Nathan Santos, conductor