Nathan Aspinall

The Nashville Symphony (Tennessee, US) announced that Nathan Aspinall (*1990) has been named Assistant Conductor, effective at the start of the 2019/20 season.

Aspinall will lead the orchestra on numerous music education programs, as well as select Movie Series and Family Series concerts and special events. A native of Australia, Aspinall comes to Music City from the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra in Florida, where he served as Associate Conductor since 2015.

“Nathan is a rising star in the conducting world, with passion, versatility, creativity and a nuanced understanding of repertoire,” said Music Director Giancarlo Guerrero. “His enthusiasm for working with our orchestra and serving the community was evident from the start. I believe he will be an outstanding addition to our talented team and the perfect choice to lead the Nashville Symphony in our diverse artistic and educational programs.”

Prior to Jacksonville, Aspinall served as Assistant Conductor of the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra (2013-15) and Young Artist/Assistant Conductor of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra (2011-12). He has made numerous guest-conducting appearances with orchestras in North America and Australia, and has served as a conducting fellow at prestigious music festivals including Tanglewood, Aspen and the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music.


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