Nathan

William Barna

About Me and My Work

Who am I?

I'm a music educator with 9 years of formal teaching experience and a track record of building and expanding programs.

My Background

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Work Experience

  • Assistant Director of Bands / Director of Commercial Music

John Overton High School (2017 - present)

Nashville, TN

  • Instructional Technician / Visual Supervisor / Co-Director

Music City Youth in the Arts (2013 - 2019)

Nashville, TN

  • Director of Bands

Blythewood Middle School (2016 - 2017)

Blythewood, SC

  • English Teacher

Hubei University of Medicine (2014 - 2015)

Shiyan, Hubei Province | China

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Education

  • Bachelor of Music

University of South Carolina (2013)

Columbia, SC

Concert Bands

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“Existence Infinite”

by Rossano Galante

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“ Minimalist Dances” by Matt Conaway

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“Ascend” by Samuel Hazo

Jazz Band

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“”Cell Block Tango”

from the musical, Chicago

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“Such Sweet Thunder”

by Duke Ellington

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“Brooklyn”

by Youngblood Brass Band

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“La Cumparsita”

by Gerardo Matos Rodríguez




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“(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman

by Aretha Franklin

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“Buckjump”

by Trombone Shorty

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“What You Dealin’ With”

by Wycliffe Gordon

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“Cotton Tail”

by Duke Ellington

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“Caravan”

by Duke Ellington

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“Talk”

by Keshii



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“Poison”

by Bell Biv Devoe

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“Come Together”

by The Beetles

Marching Band

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2023 Show

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2022 Show

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2019 Show

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Marching Band Recruitment Video

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Band Camp Highlight Video

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Metro Marching Classic Promo Video

Music Production

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“Go Stupid Go Crazy”

by Adam Oh

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“Pluto”

by Lazza (ft. French Montana)

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JOHS Mariachi Band

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“Simon Says”

by Pharaohe Monch

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“Forevermore”

original song

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“Runaway Baby”

by Bruno Mars

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“Lofi”

original song

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“Hill Street - Ville”

original song

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“Fallin’”

by Alicia Keys

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“Carol of the Bells”

as recorded by Pentatonix

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“American Boy”

Remix project for Music Production Class

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“Overton Holiday Playlist” annual compilation of student and teacher recordings

Chamber Ensembles

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“Sugar, Rum, Cherry”

by Duke Ellington

(Saxophone Quintet)

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“Angels We Have Heard On High” - Traditional

(Woodwind Quintet)

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“Frosty the Snowman”

- Traditional

(Brass Quintet)

Valentine’s Day Silent Auction & Dinner

Highlights of My Life

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Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Chiang Mai,

Thailand

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Phuket,

China

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Chengdu,

China

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Xi’An,

China

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Great Wall of China Marathon (Beijing)

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NYC Marathon

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O’ahu,

Hawaii

Contact Me

Address

713 Long Hunter Lane

Nashville, TN 37217

Email

NathanWBarna@gmail.com

Phone

(803) 312-4368