Mr. Lewis is in his seventh year as Assistant Band Director/Percussion for Lovejoy ISD. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Lewis maintained an active lesson studio in the Plano East Cluster schools for three years. His responsibilities include the classical and marching percussion ensembles, assisting with concert bands at Willow Springs Middle School and Lovejoy High School, and teaching the 6th grade beginning percussion class at Sloan Creek Intermediate School. During his tenure at Lovejoy, his percussion students have been Area finalists in 3A and 4A UIL Marching Contest, received consistent 1's at State Solo and Ensemble Contest, as well as being awarded several Outstanding Soloist awards at State Solo and Ensemble Contest.
Nathan is a 2007 graduate of Texas A&M University - Commerce in Commerce, TX, where he received a bachelor's degree in music education. He was a member of the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps from 2003 through 2005. At PASIC 2004, Nathan competed in the marimba solo competition. At PASIC 2006, Nathan was a performer on a showcase concert featuring new and unknown works of Minoru Miki and later recorded a CD with the TAMU-C Percussion Ensemble of this music.
Nathan has studied and worked with many teachers including Dr. Brian Zator, Keiko Abe, Jon Metzger, Dan Moore, Tom Rarick, Bret Kuhn, Michael McIntosh, Dan DeLong, John Brennan, and Brad Palmer. Nathan is active adjudicator and clinician in Texas and holds memberships with PAS, TBA, and TMEA.
Nathan's wife of six years, Katie, is a band director in Frisco ISD and they have two sons, Jackson and Micah.