Major prize winner at the at the 2022 Sibelius and Singapore International Violin Competitions, recipient of the Salon de Virtuosi Career Grant, and youngest ever to win the Windsor Festival Competition, violinist Nathan Meltzer is establishing a holistic and multi-faceted career as both a soloist and chamber musician, with passions for both standard and contemporary repertoire.
Nathan has performed as a soloist with major orchestras around the world. He has performed with the Aalborg Symphony, Orchestre national d'Île-de-France, the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Royal Northern Sinfonia, the Finnish RSO, the Helsinki Philharmonic, and the Indianapolis, Pittsburgh, and Charlotte Symphonies, among others, performing across Europe, Asia, and North and South America.
As a chamber musician, Nathan has performed with celebrated musicians through series’s such as Parlance Chamber Concerts, Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players, Kallos Chamber Music Series, the Terezin Music Foundation, Project Music Heals Us, Midori’s Partners in Performance, and the Heidelberger Frühling, as well as at festivals including ChamberFest Cleveland, Krzyzowa Music, Moritzburg Festival, Ravinia Festival, the Perlman Music Program, and Verbier Festival Academy. He is also the Artistic Director of Opus Illuminate, an non-profit chamber music organization dedicated to performing, recording, and commissioning works of composers from historically underrepresented communities.
A Juilliard graduate and student of Li Lin and Itzhak Perlman, Nathan plays on a Storioni violin on generous loan from the Rin Foundation.