Nathan Warner > Jazz Trumpet
Nathan Warner, trumpeter, was raised in South Bend, Indiana. He began his trumpet studies at the age of ten. He attended the Interlochen Arts Camp, where, in his second summer, he was the winner of the prestigious Governor’s Scholarship.
Mr. Warner completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz Studies on full scholarship at the Indiana School of Music, where he studied with Dominic Spera, John Rommel, David Baker, Edmund Cord and William Adam. He completed his Master’s Degree in Classical Trumpet Performance at the Manhattan School of Music, where he studied with Vincent Penzarella of the New York Philharmonic.
Mr. Warner has performed with Clay Aiken, Alejandro Sanz, Slide Hampton, Jon Faddis, Lou Marini, Patti LuPone, The Four Tops, Kurt Masur, The Temptations, Frederick Fennell, Olivia Newton-John, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, The Glenn Miller Orchestra and Allen Vizzutti, among others.
He currently resides in Manhattan, where he is in demand as a classical, orchestral, commercial, big band and jazz performer.
As a champion of music education for inner city youth, Mr. Warner was the music teacher at St. Mark the Evangelist School in Harlem and has worked with the Midori and Friends Foundation. In addition, he has worked for the New York Pops Orchestra Outreach Program and the Hartwick College Summer Music festival and Institute.
Warner is a founding member of the Sugartone Brass Band, one of the few successful second-line bands not indigenous to New Orleans to find success outside of the region. He is currently on the faculties of the New York Summer Music Festival, the Manhattan School of Music Pre-College Division and the Geneva School of Manhattan. Mr. Warner is an endorsed Bach Trumpet artist.