Saxophonist Nathan Nabb maintains an active and multifaceted concert schedule, with regular performances in solo, chamber and orchestral settings, including numerous international engagements at music festivals and conservatories throughout North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. As an orchestral musician, Nathan regularly performs with the St. Louis Symphony and the Houston Symphony, and has also performed with the Minnesota Orchestra, New World Symphony, IRIS Chamber Orchestra and Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra. Recent orchestral performance highlights include concerto performances with St. Louis and Houston Symphonies, as well as a 2012 European tour with St. Louis Symphony, featuring concerts at the BBC Proms, Berlin Musikfest and Salle Pleyel.
Dr. Nabb is the soprano saxophonist in Oasis Quartet, an ensemble that enjoys an international performance agenda as recitalists, concerto soloists, and clinicians. Oasis Quartet has performed with numerous orchestras and bands in the United States, and given performances and clinics throughout the North America, Asia, and Europe. Their self-titled album was released in 2009 and features the music of Glass, Gotkovsky and Escaich. As supporters of contemporary music, Oasis has been a part of numerous commissions and premieres in addition to performing staples of the repertoire and artistic adaptations from other chamber music genres.
He holds teaching positions at Stephen F. Austin State University, where he is Professor of Saxophone, and at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, where he is Guest Master Teacher of Saxophone. Dr. Nabb’s students have won many competitions both in solo and chamber music settings and have been featured in performances and master classes at North American Saxophone Alliance regional and national conferences, as well as other local and regional clinics.