composition

I write and arrange music of broad stylistic range for the concert hall, church, theater, opera and film. Performers include choirs, orchestras, singers, chamber ensembles, jazz combos and big band.

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Past accolades include:

  • ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Awards: Honorable Mention (2017), Finalist (2015, 2016)

  • Finalist, ACDA (American Choral Directors Association) 2014 Brock Student Composition Competition

  • Not pictured, for Someone Like Me (L’opera di Facebook): (click here for more info)

    • Winner, Best Musical/Comedy, 2018 Prince of Prestige Academy Awards

    • Nominee, Best Original Score, 2019 World Music & Independent Film Festival


arranging and orchestration

My work as an arranger is informed by an acute sensitivity for style, harmony and instrumental color. I’m also very fast and accurate at notating recorded music (i.e. “takedowns”/dictation/transcription). Many of my arrangements can be found at SMP Press.

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Credentials:

Diploma, Saint Thomas Choir School, 2007

Bachelor of Music degree summa cum laude, University of Connecticut, 2015

Master of Music degree, Mannes School of Music, The New School, 2017

Member of ASCAP and the American Choral Directors Association.

Hire Me!

I can be reached by email at nathan@nathanfletchermusic.com, or by phone at +1 (860) 878-8894.

Here's a link to information about standard practices regarding commissioning new music, though please keep in mind that everything is highly flexible and subject to negotiation. Feel free to reach out to me to discuss a potential project.

I have composed out of sheer love of trying to make nice sounds.
— Herbert Howells