Nathaniel Haering is deeply interested in the use of live electronics to expand the artistic capabilities of traditional instruments and augment their timbral horizons while enriching their expressive and improvisational possibilities. This perspective is also highly influential and represented in the gestural power and extended sound worlds of his purely acoustic work. He has collaborated with and had works performed by Grammy Award-winning Vietnamese performer and composer Vân Ánh Võ, Trio Accanto, Ensemble Mise-En, Ensemble Ipse, Mivos string quartet, and members of WasteLAnd and Ensemble Dal Niente. Winner of the 2019 ASCAP/SEAMUS Student Award and the 2018 MA/IN Mixed Media Award of Distinction, Nathaniel’s work can also be found on Volume 27 and 29 of Music from SEAMUS as well as Navona Record’s flux. Nathaniel’s pieces have recently been featured at the International Computer Music Conference in Shanghai, China, Seoul, South Korea, and NYC, the Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium in Toronto Canada, Noisefloor Festival at Staffordshire University UK, VIPA in Valencia Spain, CMSS Festival in Seoul, South Korea and SEAMUS 2019 at Berklee College of Music. Nathaniel is pursuing a PhD in Music Composition at the University of California San Diego with Dr. Katharina Rosenberger. Nathaniel Completed his Masters degree at Bowling Green State University where he studied with Dr. Elainie Lillios and Dr. Mikel Kuehn. Previously, he received his undergraduate degree in composition from Western Michigan University where he studied with Dr. Christopher Biggs and Dr. Lisa R. Coons.
Nathaniel has experimented with motion sensors and live choreography to produce real time generated music and visuals and continues to be actively engaged in the world of performer and live electronics. Numerous collaborations with dance, video, and visual artists and departments combined with continued experience as an audio engineer and educator have cultivated a deep multidisciplinary perspective on art and its creation.
Nathaniel Haering debuts at PRISM Chamber Music Festival in 2019, with the work Erratics for soprano saxophone, percussion and piano, performed by EXORDIUM Collective conducted by Angus Lee.