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US-based saxophonist, Nathan Mertens (he/him) currently serves as the Assistant Professor of Saxophone at the University of Colorado Boulder. As an active soloist and chamber musician, he has performed recitals in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Croatia, Bolivia, the United Kingdom, and throughout the United States. He has performed as a soloist with orchestras including the Busan Philharmonic Orchestra, Hastings Symphony Orchestra, The University of Texas Symphony Orchestra, and the University of Arkansas Saxophone Ensemble. Mertens’ orchestral experience includes performances with the San Antonio Symphony and the Omaha Symphony.


Check out my latest recording:

"Night Bird" by Karen Tanaka


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June 24, 2024

Bye, Bye Birdie @ CSU Summers

Fort Collins, CO

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