Nathaniel Gworek is an Assistant Professor at Point University where he is the Assistant Band Director and Percussion Instructor. He continues to work with the percussion community commissioning new music and performing recitals and clinics in the area. He is a member of the Percussive Arts Society Health and Wellness Committee, the Georgia PAS Vice President, and has previously served on the Board of Directors for the Women Composers Festival of Hartford. He has had the pleasure to play with the Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra, Finger Lakes Symphony Orchestra, UConn Opera Company, and the Hartford City Singers. 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. He has studied with Keith Aleo, Kay Stonefelt, a female pioneer on Broadway, and Jim Tiller of the Rochester Philharmonic. Dr. Gworek has previously worked as an instructor at Georgia College, 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.