Berklee Student

Nate Wong

Berklee Alum
Berklee Student
Nate Wong - Drummer of The Jazz Tellers, kōan collective and Jason Anick Quartet. 
Fairfax
Member since 2008

About Me

Nate Wong is a Bay Area Jazz musician currently studying at the Berklee College of Music working towards a bachelor’s degree in drumset performance. From a young age Nate showed natural ability to perform and teach music. Nate was the assistant conductor of the Drake High School Band and routinely won outstanding soloist awards at jazz festivals in the Bay Area including awards from the IAJE, IMEA and Bank of America. Nate was the conductor of the Golden Gate Brass Band of Marin before he completed High School.
Nate has been performing since he was fourteen and leads groups that are exciting, dynamic, rich in musical content and appealing to a wide audience. Nate has been a leader for gigs in Boston, the Bay Area, Hong Kong and has an international tour scheduled for the summer of 2010 that will include performances in Massachusetts, Ohio, Wisconsin, California, Hong Kong and Mainland China.
Nate has studied with some of the biggest names in jazz drumming including Terry Lynne Carrington, Ralph Peterson, Jamie Haddad and Ian Froman. Upon graduation Nate plans to be a full time performing musician and already holds himself to the utmost professional standard.

Experience & Education

Past

  • Counselor for Cazadero Performing Arts Camp
    June 2010 to August 2010 (2 months)

    Counsellor for a unit of 9 - 12 music students. Taught Private Lessons and ran sectionals. Performed with Faculty Ensembles.

  • Camp Counsellor for Cazadero Performing Arts Camp
    June 2009 to August 2009 (2 months)

    Counsellor for a unit of 9 - 12 music students. Taught Private Lessons and ran sectionals. Performed with Faculty Ensembles.

  • Drum Instructor for West End House Boys and Girls Club
    January 2007 to December 2008 (about 2 years)

    Taught private and group lessons at the Music Club House.

  • Conductor for Golden Gate Brass Band
    January 2006 to December 2007 (about 2 years)

    Conducted an adult brass band modeled after the Salvation Army Brass Band.

Education

  • BA in Peformance at Berklee College of Music
    2007 to 2011 (4 years)
  • in at Sir Francis Drake High School
    2003 to 2007 (4 years)