Nathaniel Gworek is on the faculty at Georgia College and State University where he teaches percussion ensemble, percussion methods, private lessons, and music history. He continues to work with the percussion community commissioning new music and performing recitals and clinics in the area. He also is on the advisory board of directors for the Women Composers Festival of Hartford and is a member for the Percussive Arts Society Health and Wellness Committee. Interested in playing many different styles of music, he has toured the Northeast with Percussion Ensembles, Orchestras, Wind Ensembles, Rock and Jazz bands, Mexican and African music groups, and a Renaissance Music Ensemble. Dr. Gworek has had the pleasure to play with the Finger Lakes Symphony Orchestra, UConn Opera Company, and the Hartford City Singers. He has studied with Jim Tiller of the Rochester Philharmonic, Kay Stonefelt, female pioneer on Broadway, and Keith Aleo. He has previously worked as an instructor at Stephen F. Austin State University, Manchester Community College, and as a student, was a Teacher’s Assistant at the University of Connecticut, SUNY Fredonia, the New York Summer Music Festival, and the Interlochen Center for the Arts.