Twin Cities performer, voice teacher and concert producer, Tenor Nathan Bird has performed at the Guthrie Theater, Minnesota Opera, and at Orchestra Hall with the Minnesota Orchestra. He has also been a member of been a member of the Apollo Male Chorus, and Cantus.
Nathan’s exceptional versatility has brought considerable variety to his career. He has performed solo roles internationally in opera and on the concert stage. In April 2015, Nathan sang as Tenor Soloist in Mozart’s Coronation Mass at Carnegie Hall with Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY), a highlight of his career. Another highlight of Nathan’s career was creating the role of Lucentio in the 2010 world premier of Efrain Amaya’s La Bisbetica, (based on Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew) in Italy. Other notable roles include Ferrando in Cosi fan tutte (2014), Thomas in Lamb of God (2014), Tenor Soloist in Dubois’ Seven Last Words (2013), Obadiah in Elijah (2010), and Tamino in Die Zauberflöte (2010).
Musical Theatre credits include Father in Children of Eden (2010), Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof (2007) and Pharaoh in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (2005)
Nathan is the Executive Director of NorrSound, his Concert Production Company. For the past eight years he’s brought brilliant programming to audiences around the Twin Cities. Most recently, his NorrSound Tenors trio, has been ramping up their edge on the market of high notes over the past four three years. This December they’re back Chanhassen Dinner Theatres for three concerts, delivering their eclectic ‘Three Tenors Christmas singing new arrangements of holiday favorites.
Nathan is the choir director of Redeemer Covenant Church in Brooklyn Park, and a proud resident of North Minneapolis with his wife and four children.