Hailed by the New York Times as an “elegant soloist” with a sound “devotional with its liquid intensity,” Nathan is a GRAMMY Award-winning composer, entrepreneur, and violist of the Attacca Quartet. Nathan has collaborated with many of the great artists of today including Björk, James Blake, Sting, David Crosby, Becca Stevens, David Byrne, Trey Anastasio, Itzhak Perlman, Joshua Bell, Simon Rattle, and others. He has premiered music by Steve Reich, Nico Muhly, Timo Andres, Elliot Cole and Gabriel Kahane.
Nathan is the Founder and Artistic Director of Musicambia, a non-profit organization bringing music education and ensemble performance to the prisons and jails of the United States. Nathan is also a violist in the Affiliate Ensemble of Carnegie Hall, Decoda and an Honorary Ambassador to the city of Chuncheon, South Korea.