Miller Nathan

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Nathan Miller is a performer, conductor, scholar, and educator. He plays alto (tenor) horn with High Bridge Brass, America’s premier conical ensemble, and serves as professor of musicology at Asbury University, where he also directs the orchestra and chamber music programs, teaches horn, and conducts the Salvation Army Student Fellowship Brass Band.
Nathan is the solo hornist for the Lexington Brass Band and Saxton's Cornet Band and has regularly been featured as a soloist with both ensembles. He travels throughout the United States as guest soloist, conductor, and clinician.
His earliest music education was in The Salvation Army, where he began playing the alto horn at eight years old. He continues to worship and serve at the Salvation Army and play in his local corps (church) brass band. When he was sixteen, he began playing solo horn in the St. Louis Brass Band.
In addition to the alto horn, Nathan began playing the French horn as a senior in High School and later received his masters in horn performance from the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati after completing a B.A. in music from Asbury University. His primary horn teachers include Randy Gardner, Tom Sherwood, Duane Dugger, Bill Hammond, and Dave Shelton. He was mentored and tutored in conducting and leadership by Ron Holz and James Curnow.
Nathan is currently completing his Ph.D. in musicology from the University of Kentucky, where his research interests include the intersection of music and identity, the American brass band movement, 19th-century hymnody, and the music of The Salvation Army.
He enjoys his life in the relative quiet of Wilmore, Ky, where he lives with his wife, Ellen, and their two young daughters, Eliza and Audie.
Nathan plays exclusively on the Willson Eb alt horn mod. 2420TA.