Blue Midnight

posted Nov 22, 2013, 10:23 PM by Nathan Shirley

A newly commissioned work for the Raleigh Flute Choir- Blue Midnight.


Recent Performance

posted Nov 22, 2013, 10:19 PM by Nathan Shirley   [ updated Nov 22, 2013, 10:20 PM ]

A new video from a recent benefit concert I performed in. First my recent piece "Dermatophagoides" and then the more lively "Cultus."

Being color blind I decided to go black & white.


The Cavern in Denmark

posted Jun 17, 2013, 9:24 AM by Nathan Shirley   [ updated Jun 17, 2013, 9:25 AM ]

"The Cavern" a piece I wrote for cello and marimba will be performed in the Kingdom of Denmark in March at Aarhus Symfoniorkester. For this performance I arranged the music for viola and marimba.

http://www.aarhussymfoni.dk/da-DK/Koncerter/Koncerter-2013-14.aspx?PID=215&Action=1&NewsId=301&currentPage=4





Dermatophagoides

posted Jun 11, 2013, 9:17 PM by Nathan Shirley   [ updated Jun 17, 2013, 9:26 AM ]

Here is a rough recording of "Dermatophagoides" or "Skin Eater" one of my most recent pieces-







My experimental children's music education system

posted Jun 11, 2013, 9:14 PM by Nathan Shirley   [ updated Jun 17, 2013, 9:28 AM ]

Work in progress. A very inexpensive/flexible musical instrument. 25 sets now complete.
















De achterkant van het Internet

posted Jun 11, 2013, 9:08 PM by Nathan Shirley   [ updated Jun 17, 2013, 9:27 AM ]

Here's a short film that uses my "Image no.8", shot in a data-center in Amsterdam.

It's called "De achterkant van het Internet" (Internet behind the scenes). Directed by Niels Huijbregts







Toccata with Sheet Music

posted Jun 11, 2013, 9:05 PM by Nathan Shirley   [ updated Jun 17, 2013, 9:27 AM ]

If you're prone to motion sickness, watch out!

My best sheet music video thus far- Toccata







Rondo for Oboe & Percussion

posted Jun 11, 2013, 8:57 PM by Nathan Shirley   [ updated Jun 17, 2013, 9:29 AM ]

Funny what you can stumble across on YouTube. Here's a somewhat experimental piece I wrote for oboe and percussion, performed by a few Portuguese high school students in Lisbon.








New Announcement Format!

posted Jun 11, 2013, 8:46 PM by Nathan Shirley

This is the first post using a new, mini-blog format. This should make the News section of this site easier to navigate as well as easier to update. Check back soon.

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