Department of Music

Eric Nathan Appointed Artistic Director at Collage New Music

Composer and Brown University Associate Professor of Music Eric Nathan is Appointed Artistic Director of Collage New Music, the longest-standing contemporary music ensemble in New England, as of the 2024-25 Concert Season. Nathan Replaces David Hoose Who Held the Position for 32 years.

According to the organization's press release regarding this appointment, Nathan will oversee all of Collage New Music’s artistic planning and programming for its annual concert season in Boston, conduct the ensemble, commission new works, select annual guest conductors and guest soloists, and envision new local and national partnerships. Prior to officially assuming his new role in Collage’s 2024-25 season, which he will hold for an initial term of three years (through the 2026-27 season), Nathan has designed and appointed an Artistic Advisory Panel that includes such distinguished musicians as Tony Arnold, Matthew Aucoin, Marcos Balter, Anthony Cheung, Tania León, and Joan Tower. This committee of outstanding composers and performers will advise the new artistic director on creating programs that ensure the ensemble’s musical excellence, impact and commitment to supporting a diverse range of voices as it forges a path forward in the years to come.

Congratulations, Professor Nathan!