Trombonist Nathan Siler enjoys a rich and varied career as both an educator and performer. He currently serves as Assistant Professor of Trombone at Eastern Kentucky University, where he directs the EKU Trombone Society, the EKU Brass Choir and coaches chamber music. He previously served on the faculty of Bellarmine University.
Dr. Siler has enjoyed a long career in the orchestral realm. Since 2012, he has performed as principal trombonist with the Cincinnati Ballet Orchestra. He has also been a member of the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, served as principal trombonist of the Orquestra de la SEC in Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico and acted as auxiliary second trombonist with the Louisville Orchestra for the 2012-13 season. He has also recently performed as guest principal trombonist with the San Diego Symphony and Knoxville Symphony Orchestra. Other performance credits include the Cleveland Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony, North Carolina Symphony, Tucson Symphony, Dayton Philharmonic, Orchestra Nova (San Diego), Evansville Philharmonic and the Aspen Festival Orchestra. He has also performed with Nico Muhly, Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Wayne Shorter, Brad Mehldau and the American Brass Quintet, as well as Randy Newman and Jerry Goldsmith in Hollywood, among many others.