Nathan began playing the violin at the age of five. He is currently pursuing his Master of Music in Violin Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy at The Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University. He received his Master of Music in String Pedagogy at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and his Bachelor of Music from Montclair State University’s John J. Cali School of Music. His currently studies violin with David Taylor and previous teachers include Mary Ann Mumm, Jay Christy, Liba Shacht, Shannon Thomas, Diane Duraffourg Robinson, Bernard Zinck, and Joey Corpus. Nathan studies Suzuki Pedagogy with Ann Montzka Smelser and did long term teacher training at the School for Strings under Allen Lieb and has done additional Suzuki studies Edward Kreitman, and Linda Case. During the summers, Nathan has participated in the Brevard Music Center, Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival, Miami Music Festival and Eastern Music Festival.
As an orchestral musician, Nathan has played under the direction of some of the most esteemed and respected conductors in the world, including Gerard Schwarz, Ken Lam, Sebastian Lang Lessing, Rune Bergmann, Mark Gibson, Grant Cooper, Steven Reineke, and Keith Lockhart. He has performed in some of the most prominent concert halls in the world, including Carnegie Hall and David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center in New York, Symphony Center and Auditorium Theater in Chicago, the Alexander Kasser Theater at Montclair State University, the Adrienne Arsht Center Ziff Ballet Opera House in Miami, Florida and the Cathedral Metropolitina in Buenos Aires, Argentina.