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Nathan Kolosko (1975-     )

   
Nathan Kolosko, composer/guitaristCritically acclaimed guitarist/composer Nathan Kolosko has performed throughout the US, Europe and Asia. As a musician, Nathan is compelled to expand the voice of the guitar through composition, improvisation, and collaborations with both musicians and visual artists. He is currently collaborating with visual artist Ling-Wen Tsai on several inter-disciplinary projects, and performs regularly with flute player Carl Dimow. Nathan has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including grants from the Allied Arts Foundation and D'Addario Strings. As a composer, Nathan has made numerous contributions to the repertoire for the guitar. His works are currently published by Doberman-Yppan & Productions D'Oz. In addition to being a performer and composer Nathan is a teacher dedicated to furthering the pedagogy of the guitar.

COMPOSITIONS                                                            Kolosko Links     ~ ~ ~     Works by Genre
Rythmiques Audio, guitar quartet (2005)
Water & Wind: Grass Lake, sound art and single channel video/projection (2006)
Five Short Pieces, guitar (2006)
Songs From Formosa (4 pieces), guitar (2007) [based on 4 Taiwanese folk songs]
The Myth of the Fomorians (2 mvts), guitar (2008) [The Dance of Ciocal; Oilean Thur Ri]
Luminance (5 mvts), cello and guitar (2008)
Nayarit (4 mvts), flute/bass flute and guitar (2008) [Preludio; Kino; Coyotito Duerme;  Danzas]
Yangisse Jarabi (3 mvts), guitar (2009)
Ama Lur (4 mvts), guitar (2009) [Evocation; Rituales; Meditacion; Expiacion]
Ants Moving a Mountain, chorus and guitar (or piano), w/percussion by chorus members (2009) [text: Xie An-Tong]
Tonadilla, guitar (2010)
Animus Reus, guitar (2010)
Secret Machines I, prepared guitar (2011)
Trio No. 1, flute, cello, guitar (2011)


WORKS BY GENRE                                                            Kolosko Links     ~ top of page ~
Choral
Ants Moving a Mountain, chorus and guitar (or piano), w/percussion by chorus members (2009) [text: Xie An-Tong]

Chamber
Rythmiques Audio, guitar quartet (2005)
Luminance (5 mvts), cello and guitar (2008)
Nayarit (4 mvts), flute/bass flute and guitar (2008) [Preludio; Kino; Coyotito Duerme;  Danzas]
Trio No. 1, flute, cello, guitar (2011)

Guitar
Five Short Pieces, guitar (2006)
    - Lirico e espressivo
    - Meditativo
    - Andante cantabile
    - Risoluto
    - Contemplativo

Songs From Formosa (4 pieces), guitar (2007) [based on 4 Taiwanese folk songs]
    - the lover's broken heart
    - dreaming by the stream
    - black,black sky
    - longing for the spring wind
The Myth of the Fomorians (2 mvts), guitar (2008)
    - The Dance of Ciocal
    - Oilean Thur Ri

Yangisse Jarabi (3 mvts), guitar (2009)
Ama Lur (4 mvts), guitar (2009)
    - Evocation
    - Rituales
    - Meditacion
    - Expiacion
Tonadilla, guitar (2010)
Animus Reus, guitar (2010)
Secret Machines I, prepared guitar (2011)

Electronic/Multi-media
Water & Wind: Grass Lake, sound art and single channel video/projection (2006)


KOLOSKO  LINKS                                                            Works by Genre      ~ top of page ~
Classical Guitarists Take Their Listeners Far with the Exotic 'Enso' (Mike Olcott, Maine Sunday Telegram)
The Guitarists Hands (Nathan Kolosko, Pickin Parlor Newsletter)
South American Odyssey (Sam Pfeifle, The Portland Phoenix)
To and Fro (Sam Pfeifle, The Portland Phoenix)

Publications
The 120 Missing Right Hand Studies (Nathan Kolosko, Productions d'Oz, 2007)

Composer's website   . . .   contact Nathan Kolosko:  here
Kolosko/Dimow Duo

Kolosko @ Answers.com
Kolosko @ Bates College
Kolosko @ Carl Dimow
Kolosko @ L'Ecole Franšaise du Maine    also     here
Kolosko @ Festival 21/Boston Classical Guitar Society
Kolosko # Guitar Foundation of America    also    here
Kolosko @ Ling-Wen Tsai
Kolosko @ LinkedIn
Kolosko @ Music & Vision    also    here
Kolosko @ New England Suzuki Institute
Kolosko @ Les Productions d'OZ
Kolosko @ Yahoo! Music

Publisher
Kolosko @ Composer's website
Kolosko @ Doberman-Yppan
Kolosko @ Productions D'Oz (via google)

Streaming Audio
Kolosko @ Composer's website
Kolosko @ last.fm
Kolosko @ Music & Vision     also    here
Kolosko @ Pavan Guitars
Kolosko @ Rhapsody.com

Recordings
Kolosko @ Composer's website
Kolosko @ CD Baby
Kolosko @ ClassicsOnline

Video
Kolosko @ Composer website
Kolosko @ YouTube
Kolosko @ Google Video
Kolosko @ Ling-Wen Tsai
Kolosko @ WCSH
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