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Nathaniel Voelker has served as an educator, artistic director, music director, dramatic director, performer, speaker, adjudicator, and director of worship in NY, GA, MO, and CO. Currently Nate serves as Artistic Director and Conductor of Colorado Springs Soli Deo Gloria Choir, Executive Director of Kenya Methodist University Development Association, Director of Choirs First Universalist Church of Denver, Master Teacher with Music and Arts, maintains a private studio, and appears as guest conductor, clinician, adjudicator, and speaker. Nate, a member of various national musical and educational organizations, works with professionals and students of all ages and abilities.


As a conductor he has led ensembles that have: toured nationally and internationally, recorded in top studios in Nashville, performed live on NPR, on national festivals, and with various professional symphonies. Nate has had the privilege of guest conducting choruses performing with Sandi Patty, Veritas, Keith and Kristyn Getty, Ricky Skaggs, and several symphonies. His private students have gone on to the highest levels, placing and winning in various national competitions, attend the most competitive conservatories, colleges, and universities, and lead professional careers as performers and educators.  As a vocalist he has performed and toured internationally, in operatic and choral / orchestral repertoire.  He has regularly appeared as a guest on NPR syndicate talk shows in every community he has served. 

As Executive Director of Kenya Methodist University Development Association, Nate oversees the board throughout the United States, Kenya, Sudan, and Germany, as they work to raise funds for education in eastern Africa, as well as serve as an advisory council to the University administration and leadership.  

During the early COVID-19 pandemic, Nate worked remotely as a guest lecturer with community choruses, high school, undergraduate vocal, and graduate conducting students. He also offered online lecture and interview series featuring grammy award winning and international performers, conductors, and composers, as well as worked with ensembles, such as the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and private schools in the United States, as an advisor regarding online streaming content. The focus remained keeping connection and relationships alive for performers, audience members, and donors.

Nate holds a M.M. in Choral Conducting as well as a B.S. in Music Performance, having studied at Emory University, Roberts Wesleyan Collage, Eastman School of Music, Oberlin Conservatory, Michigan State University, University of Michigan, Interlochen Arts Academy and Iowa State University; all of which he served in a variety of student leadership roles. Nate currently resides in Colorado Springs, CO with his wife Cassie, son Randal, daughter Emma, and dog Banksy.


"Music has the power to bring people together, focusing each of us on our shared values, hopes, and dreams.

There is far more that connects us, than divides us."

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