Nathan Philipp

Musician and music theory in Dallas, Texas

Nathan Philipp is an active performer, composer, and educator in the DFW area. On horn Mr. Philipp currently performs as a freelance artist, with Richardson’s Early Brass Ensemble, and with his brass quintet. Previously he has worked with the Johnson City Symphony and the Appalachian Brass Orchestra. Equally at home in composition, his works have been performed internationally and he has been commissioned to write for band and chorus. Currently he teaches Music Theory courses for Texas A&M at Commerce. Additionally, he has been teaching music theory at Richland College in Dallas Texas and teaches privately in Grapevine Texas since 2012. Mr. Philipp holds a BME from East Tennessee State University, a MA in music theory from Radford University, and is currently pursuing his PhD at the University of North Texas. His research interests include modern tonality and film music. He has presented research at regional conferences in 2010 and 2012, as well as the College Music Society National Convention in 2011. He is a member of Kappa Kappa Psi Honorary Band Fraternity, Texas Music Educators Association, and The Society for Music Theory. Mr. Philipp currently resides in Rowlett TX with his wife Leita and their dog Saturn.