B i o g r a p h y

Nate Chivers is aComposer and Electric Guitarist from Western Massachusetts, based in Manchester, UK. 

He was raised in Rock, Jazz, and Pop, but is also trained in Classical Composition and is looking to combine these worlds. He tries to compose in his voice and is always looking to perform people with their own voice.

As composer, he has worked with Kinetic MCR, BBC Singers, Music Theatre Wales, Psappha, COMA, ALEA III and his music will be featured on BBC 3 Radio. His work has been performed in the USA, UK, France, and China.

He combines his classical training with his rock and jazz background to create a music which is not afraid to use any means necessary to express its intentions, usually allowing the quirks of the instrument to shine through. 

As an  electric guitarist he has performed with VIRTUALREALITY, the Electronic Experimental Ensemble, the Brand New Day Orchestra, Distractfold, and House of Bedlam. he has attended the Guitar Course at the Darmstadt Ferienkurse in 2016 & 2018 and studied with Yaron Deutsch of Ensemble Nikel. He is also part of a duo with Manchester based Composer/Pianist Bofan Ma.

He is a graduate of Berklee College of Music where he studied Composition with Panagiotis Liaropoulos, and the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, UK where he studied under Gary Carpenter and David Horne. He is currently a PhD research student at the Royal Northern College of Music, supervised by Mauricio Pauly.  

©2018 Nathaniel B. Chivers

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