Nathan Corder composer, performer
Nathan Corder (b.1991) is an Oakland-based composer of works for electronics, objects, and arrays of people.
Active as a composer and improviser on custom designed electronics and guitar, Corder has collaborated with artists such as William Winant, Jaap Blonk, Tatsuya Nakatani, and Roscoe Mitchell.
Nathan’s music has been honored and programmed at events such as the International Symposium of New Music (Curitiba, Brazil), Le festival International des Arts Sonores EXHIBITRONIC (Strasbourg), MUSLAB (Mexico City), mise-en music festival, NUNC!3, NYC Electroacoustic Music Festival, N_SEME, Root Signals, the Yarn/Wire Institute, and SEAMUS. In 2014, Nathan was awarded the Allen Strange Memorial award from SEAMUS.
Corder holds an MFA in Electronic Music & Recording Media from Mills College, where he studied with Roscoe Mitchell, John Bischoff, Maggi Payne, Chris Brown, and James Fei. He also holds degrees in composition (BM) and philosophy (BA) from the University of South Florida, where he studied composition and theory with Paul Reller, Baljinder Sekhon, and Ciro Scotto, and has studied composition at UC Berkeley with Ken Ueno, and privately with Ellen Fullman.