Nate Beversluis leads the GSO Pops series, conducts a variety of holiday and special events concerts, and serves as musical assistant and cover conductor to Maestro Dmitry Sitkovetsky. He has recently been seen on the Masterworks series covering an all-Tchaikovsky program, and well as conducting Brahms, Beethoven, and Shostakovich violin concertos with Dmitry Sitkovetsky. Nate has also developed his own brand of riotously entertaining concerts for children which reach nearly 50,000 students in Guilford and surrounding counties annually through school and Family concerts.
Nate loves working with young orchestras and currently serves as Music Director of the Greensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra (www.gsyo.org). Under his direction they recently recorded “Taking it Home,” an album of American and North Carolina-oriented music, available at CDBaby.com, featuring Nate as pianist and conductor. He has also guest conducted all-state and youth orchestras of Indiana, Ohio, North Carolina, and Florida.
Nate is also active as a pianist and composer in multiple genres. His compositions have won awards from ASCAP and BMI, his arrangements have been performed by Colorado Symphony, Orlando Philharmonic, The Florida Orchestra, North Carolina Brass Band, and Greensboro Symphony Orchestra, and premieres this season include Purdue University Wind Ensemble and Indiana Wind Symphony. In additional to writing original music, Nate enjoys creating unique contemporary arrangements of American songbook classics for jazz artists as well as transcribing existing classical music for other instrumentations and ensembles. His catalog and other information can be browsed online at www.natebeversluis.com.