Nathan Whittaker graduated from Clemson University with a B.A. in Performing Arts (Music) and from James Madison University with a Masters in Music Composition. While attending JMU, he served as a graduate assistant with the band department, working primarily with the Marching Royal Dukes. Nathan has written works for young and collegiate ensembles and continues to compose for the BRCS Band. With five years teaching experience, Nathan has worked with bands, choirs, and handbell ensembles at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Currently he directs the band and high school choir at BRCS.