Nathan Dishman joined the faculty at Morehead State University in 2013. He received a Bachelor of Music in education with a jazz emphasis from the University of Northern Iowa. He was awarded the Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in performance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance where he was an Ovation Scholarship Recipient. His document, “A Guide to Daily Maintenance for Trombone,” is a unique resource that integrates Audacity technology, daily exercises, and information collected from renowned performers and pedagogues. “A Guide to Daily Maintenance for Trombone” is published by Ensemble Publications.
In August of 2009, Nathan was one of six international tenor trombone participants selected by Joseph Alessi to take part in the prestigious Alessi Seminar in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Nathan was also a participant of this bi-annual event in 2007. Nathan has presented or performed at the American Trombone Workshop, International Trombone Festival, International Fellowship of Conductors, Composers and Collaborators, and countless universities and high schools throughout the country. Nathan is currently a member of the Blue Ridge Trombone Quartet, Charlottesville Opera Festival, Cave Run Symphony Orchestra, and the DiMartino-Osland Jazz Orchestra. He is a former member of the Charlottesville Symphony, Des Moines Symphony, Saint Joseph Symphony, Lee’s Summit Symphony, and Liberty Symphony.
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