Marimba One consistently delivers not only the best frames, cases, and mallets on the market, but a craftsmanship in their sound that is unparalleled. The response and sound of every bar makes playing effortless and gives percussionists alike new ways of discovering articulations and inspires them to communicate with audiences in a deeper way.
Nathaniel Holman is a Chicago based percussionist. As an active performer, his collaborations with musical groups in the area have ranged from Camerata Chicago, The Fox Valley Orchestra, the Wheaton College Artist Series, to the Chicago Brass Band. He has been a featured soloist with the Fox Valley Concert Band, professionally premiered new solo and ensemble works, and is a rostered member of the Heartland Marimba Ensemble after touring with them in 2019 and 2022 as well as collaborating in online projects in 2020 and 2021. Along with his extensive list of ensemble and chamber experience, Nathaniel was also a finalist in the 2021 International Bamburg Marimba Competition and received 2nd in the International Artist Competition (hosted by Southern California Marimba).
Outside of performance, Nathaniel has a passion for pedagogy, teaching privately in the Wheaton / Glen Ellyn area as well as being a private teacher at Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville, IL drumline instructor for Bolingbrook High School, private teacher and percussion ensemble director at Oswego East High School, as well as the percussion director at Murphy Junior High School. As a guest clinician with multiple schools, he seeks to build artistry through community. He holds a BM in percussion performance from Wheaton College (IL) a Master of Music from The Boston Conservatory at Berklee.