Nathan Shirley

Classical composer and pianist Nathan Shirley was born in 1981 on the birthday of Russian master Sergei Prokofiev.
He was raised in North Carolina, the youngest son of an electrical engineer and a pre-school teacher.

In his teens Nathan Shirley was mentored in composition by Olga Harris, the last student of Khachaturian.
As a child, he discovered classical recordings and spent countless hours improvising at the piano.
Though he received private lessons at age 10, he is heavily self-taught.


Nathan Shirley Discography Tracks


Nathan Shirley - While Good Folk Sleep album art Nathan Shirley While Good Folk Sleep (Album) Marsyas Music US 2011 Sell This Version