Nathan Gulla earned his Bachelor of Music Degree in Piano Performance from Ithaca College in 2009 and his Master of Music Degree in Piano Performance at the University of Maryland, College Park in 2013 where he specialized in Contemporary American piano works. In addition to his piano studies, he has studied Composition extensively and continues to write new music. Nathan has gained collaborative experience through his participation in various ensemble types, including Wind Ensemble, Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, Piano Chamber Ensembles, Chorus, UMD’s Gamer Symphony Orchestra, and as an accompanist for several vocal and instrumental performances. Currently, he performs with the Allentown Symphony Orchestra and Band and looks forward to future collaboration with the organization.
Nathan was most recently involved in Materia Collective’s latest release, Spira: Music from Final Fantasy X (available on Bandcamp, Google Play, Apple Music, Spotify, and Amazon) as an arranger and performer. He has been involved in performances at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, PA, Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown, PA, the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC, Glinka Hall and Peter and Paul Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia, Ghent and Bruges, Belgium, and other notable venues. Nathan has also collaborated with media composer, David Arkenstone for the Maryland Gamer Symphony, and put together an arrangement of his work from World of Warcraft which was performed in the Spring of 2013.
Currently, he is employed at St. Paul’s UCC in Sellersville, PA as a pianist and organist. Having received his Masters, Nathan plans to continue his piano studies as a soloist and collaborator and he is always honing his skills in composition. Currently, he is working on a demo of his compositions which will be released later this year. Ultimately, Nathan wants to write music for media.