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About Nathan Mccoy

Nathan Mccoy
Nathan Mccoy
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Asheville, NC
Speaks: English
Instructs: Bass Clarinet, Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone
Education: Nathan holds a masters from Murray State University. Hiis undergrad is from the Jazz program at University of Louisville. He also studied at the Interlochen Arts Camp inMichigan.
Performance Experience: Mr. McCoy has performed with jazz legends Bob Mintzer, Chris Badala and Joe Poscopoo's Big Band tribute to Frank Sinatra as well as the Murray State Universtiy Jazz Orchestra, the Paducah Jazz Orchestra and the Todd Hill Jazz Orchestra. He is currently a feelance artist in the western NC region and the midwest.
Teaching Experience: Nathan was a teaching assistant at Murray State University. He has extensive private teaching experience from begginners to advance level students in both classical and jazz improvisation.
Teaching Philosophy: Nathan loves to share his passion for music with his students. His approach is technique driven with book methods and ear training . He is well versed in pop and jazz styles and will help each student move through their musical journey and reach their goals.

Get to know Nathan Mccoy

Nathan McCoy’s love of music has motivated him to share his passion with others. He has extensive teaching experience working with students from beginners to seasoned musicians.

Having a background in both classical technique and jazz improvisation he has studied with  internationally acclaimed saxophonist Timothy McCalister at Interlochen Arts Camp in Michigan as well as graduating with a BA in Jazz performance from the Jamey Aebersold Jazz Studies program at the University of Louisville. In 2010 he received the Outstanding Soloist Award at the Elmhurst Jazz Festival in Chicago, Illinois, and has served as a teaching assistant in the Murray State University music department.  

Nathan has performed with long-time Yellowjackets saxophonist Bob Mintzer, former jazz legend Chris Vadala, at Joe Piscopo's Big Band tribute to Frank Sinatra, and with the Murray State University Jazz Orchestra, the Paducah Jazz Orchestra and the Todd Hill Jazz Orchestra. He has regularly played in a variety of show bands, performing both at private events and recognized venues throughout the South and Midwest.

Nathan Mccoy teaches at:
800 Fairview Rd
Asheville, NC 28803
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