Nathan Cummins is a composer, orchestrator, conductor, and performer, based in Adelaide, South Australia, specialising in video games and film. He is currently a Doctor of Philosophy candidate in Sonic Arts and Music Composition at the Elder Conservatorium of Music and has had original works performed by ensembles including the Australian String Quartet, the Elder Conservatorium Wind Orchestra, and the Gold Coast Philharmonic Orchestra. Previously, he graduated with a Bachelor of Music (Composition) with First Class Honours, studying under Graeme Koehne, John Polglaise, and Charles Bodman Rae. He has a particular interest in orchestration, including digital orchestration, and has received awards recognising excellence in this area.
Nathan is an active member of the Adelaide music scene and is amongst Adelaide's leading directors, arrangers, and organisers for concerts involving music related to video games. As a player of many different instruments, he has instrumental residencies in ensembles of various genres and has appeared as a session musician on many studio recordings. He is also the Artistic Director of the Woodville Concert Band.
Nathan is currently composing music spanning many genres, from Jazz and Big Band, to Electronic and Classical, for a number of creators around Australia, including film directors, dance choreographers, game designers, studio producers, composers, and lyricists. He is always keen to be involved in new projects, whether composing, orchestrating, conducting, recording, or performing.
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