Youngest ever to win the Windsor Festival International String Competition, nineteen-year-old Nathan Meltzer has played solo violin with the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Orchestre national d’Île-de-France, the Orquesta Filarmónica de Medellín, the Orquesta Sinfónica de Concepción, the Berliner Symphoniker, the Pittsburgh Symphony, the Indianapolis Symphony, and the Adelphi, Bloomington, Charlotte Civic, Evansville, and Muncie orchestras, among others, performing in Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, the UK, and across the US. Nathan plays this spring in London, Heidelberg, Santiago, and New York, participates this summer in the PMP Chamber Workshop, ChamberFest Cleveland, the Verbier Festival Academy, and the Moritzburg Festival, and appears next fall at the Musical de l’Orne in France, Giardini La Mortella in Italy, and in Denmark with the Aalborg Symfoniorkester. In November he records his first CD with Rohan de Silva on the Champs Hill label in the UK.
Nathan studies with Itzhak Perlman and Li Lin at Juilliard. He began his music education in a second-grade orchestra class in Vienna, later attending Meadowmount, the Indiana University String Academy, the Perlman Music Program, and Juilliard Pre-College. Nathan has collaborated with Gilles Apap, David Chan, Augustin Hadelich, Joseph Lin, the Ariel String Quartet, and the Jupiter Symphony Players. He joined Omega Ensemble in 2016.
Nathan performs on the “Ames, Totenberg” Antonio Stradivari violin, Cremona 1734, which is on loan from Rare Violins In Consortium, Artists and Benefactors Collaborative. He is under worldwide general management with Hazard Chase.