Nathan Nokes (b. 1985) is a composer, performer and sound artist, whose works contrast between freeform expression, and processes derived structures. His work explores such diverse topics as sociology, nature, mathematics, and mythology. Much of his work incorporates live electronics and chamber music. His instillations often focus on interactive multimedia experiences involving audience participation.
Works of his have been performed by members of ensembles such as Wet Ink, Loadbang, Mise-en, Ulysses European Ensemble, Mivos Quartet, and Invoke Quartet. His music and sound instillations have been featured in concert series such as Fusebox Festival (TX), New Voices Festival at COA (Washington DC), Foot in the Door (CT), Cohen New Works Festival (TX), Electric LaTex (LA), and Festival of Contemporary Art Music (WA). His fellowships, scholarships, and residencies include the Kent Kennan Graduate Fellowship (TX), I-Park Foundation (CT), Nief-Norf Technology Fellowship (TN), Hartt Talent Scholarship (CT), and The Walden School (NH).
He is a currently a graduate fellow, composition D.M.A student and associate instructor at the University of Texas in Austin. He received his M.M. in composition from Hartt School of music at the University of Hartford, and B.M. in Composition from Washington State University.