Multi-instrumentalist, Nathan Kolosko performs and composes music that is both original and eclectic. Music that embraces a wide breadth of repertoire and genres, while melding ancient traditions with contemporary approaches and sensibilities. His compositions have been performed and recorded by musicians around the globe and are currently published by Doberman-Yppan & Productions D'Oz.

Nathan's recordings have gained the attention of numerous critics. "A high-octane agenda from a guitarist with the skill, imagination, and confidence to bring it alive." - Classical Guitar, London. Collaboration is a source of inspiration for Nathan. His collaborators have included musicians Carl Dimow and Dan Cosley, visual/performance artist Ling-Wen Tsai, and the middle eastern ensemble Zapion.

Nathan has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including grants from the Allied Arts Foundation and D'Addario Strings.

Nathan is a dedicated teacher, devoted to helping his students achieve their own personal musical goals. Nathan has taught private and group lessons for over 25 years on topics ranging from Classical Guitar to the music of The Beatles. He has published several pedagogical works and composed numerous compositions specific to his students needs.

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Past Events


June 26th - July 2nd 2011
New England Suzuki Institute
A five day Suzuki Guitar Workshop
St. Joseph's College, Maine
http://www.newenglandsuzukiinstitute.org

Saturday, 7:30 p.m. April 29th 2011
Yarmouth Contemporary Music Days 2011
St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church
396 Gilman Road, Yarmouth Maine
Portland Press Herald Article

Saturday, April 16th 11:00am 2011
Festival 21
Boston Massachusetts
Performance lecture on prepared guitar
http://www.bostonguitar.info/performers/11_festival21.html

Friday February 11th 7:30 pm 2011
Portland Conservatory Faculty Concert
A program of all original works
With Carl Dimow - Flute & Ben Noyes - Cello
http://www.portlandconservatory.net/

Tuesday February 8th 12:00 noon 2011
Noonday Concert Bates College
http://www.bates.edu/

Sunday, December 12th 7:00pm 2010
World Music Holiday Concert with the Kolosko Dimow Duo and Naia
Trinity Episcopal Church - 580 Forest Ave, Ptld.
$10 admission

Ants Moving a Mountain - Down East Singers Perform Nathan's new choral work

Ants Moving a Mountain - Bowdoin Chorus Premieres Nathan's new choral work

Thursday November 4th 12:00 noon 2010
Nathan Kolosko - solo concert
First Parish Noonday Series
Donations accepted
http://www.portlandconservatory.net

Saturday, August 28, 8pm 2010
Benefit Concert/Celebration
for the Phil James Family Emergency Fund
Trinity Episcopal Church
580 Forest Ave, Portland

Saturday, July 24th, 7:30 pm 2010
"border crossings"
kolosko-dimow duo
Nathan Kolosko - classical guitar
Carl Dimow - flute/bass flute
Saco River Grange Hall
29 Salmon Falls Road, Buxton, ME - 207-929-6472
http://www.sacorivergrangehall.org

June 27th - July 3rd 2010
New England Suzuki Institute
A five day Suzuki Guitar Workshop
St. Joseph's College, Maine
http://www.newenglandsuzukiinstitute.org/

April 17 at 7:30 p.m. 2010
Back Cove Contemporary Music Festival
Portland Conservatory of Music
Woodfords Congregational Church
For More Information Click here

March 28, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 2010
EFDM Fundraiser Concert
Franco-American Heritage Center
Lewiston Maine
http://www.efdm.org/

Saturday, March 27th, 7:30 pm
Border Crossings Release Concert
Nathan & Carl release their second CD containing original arrangements of music by Baden Powell as well as Nathan's Nayarit Suite and Carl's Klezmer Suite.
Nathan Kolosko - classical guitar
Carl Dimow - flute/bass flute
Trinity Episcopal Church, 580 Forest Ave., Portland, ME
$10 admission, ($5 for anyone under 15 years old)

Tuesday February 2nd 2010 12 noon
Nathan Kolosko - Solo performance
Bates College
http://www.bates.edu/x181245.xml

Thursday January 14th 2010 12 noon
Nathan Kolosko - solo concert
http://www.portlandconservatory.net/Nooondayschedule.pdf

enso recording released
January 4th 2010
Nathan & Dan Cosley release their new CD recorded in Tokyo during the summer of 2009
Press Release

December 10th, 2009 12 noon
Kolosko-Dimow Duo
UNE noonday concert
http://www.une.edu/

Saturday October 17th, 2009 8:00 pm
The ISQ - Improvisational String Quartet
Space Gallery
http://www.space538.org/events.php

Wednesday October 7th, 2009 1:00 pm
Kolosko - Dimow Duo
Colby College: Please visit the link below for further information.
http://www.colby.edu/academics_cs/artsatcolby/production.cfm?title=Border%20Crossings

August 28th 7:00pm
White Mountain Bach Festival
Vivaldi Concerto, Boccherini Quintet, and songs by John Dowland
http://www.whitemountainbach.com

July 2009
Kolosko - Dimow Duo in the studio recording their second CD entitled Border Crossings.
All original Compositions and arrangements.
To be released Fall 2009.

June 30th - August 23rd
Collaborations with Artist Ling-Wen Tsai
Bowdoin College Museum
Three videos from the Water & Wind video series. We will be the first Maine based artists to show in Bowdoin's wonderful media gallery. Opening reception June 30th.
http://www.bowdoin.edu/art-museum/

June 21st - 26th 2009
New England Suzuki Institute
St. Joseph's College, Maine
A five day Suzuki Guitar Workshop
http://www.newenglandsuzukiinstitute.org/

June 9th - 16th 2009
Cosley-Kolosko Collaborative
Tokyo Japan
I will be performing and recording all new compositions for both duo and solo guitar, with Guitarist Dan Cosley.
A Limited edition CD to be released Winter 2009
http://www.dancosley.com/

Tuesday May 5th 2009 12:00 pm
King's Chapel Noon Concert Series
64 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108
http://www.kings-chapel.org

February 26th 2009 7:00pm
Experimental Collective at the I.C.A.
A totaly improvised program within an installation by the artist Jim Campbell. suggested donation
A Limited edition CD to be released Winter 2009
http://www.meca.edu/GalleriesExhibitions/ICA/Overview.aspx

Thursday February 26th 2009 12:15pm
Noon Day Recital Series
First Parish Church, Portland, Maine
New original works for guitar by Nathan Kolosko
Special guests TBA

January 19th - 21st 2009
Guitar Clinician: Levine School of Music
Washington D.C.
http://www.levineschool.org

Sunday November 16th 2008 3pm
Music for a Sunday Afternoon
St. Margaret's Episcopal Church
95 Court St., Belfast, ME

Saturday November 1st 2008 6pm
Kolosko - Dimow duo perform for the USM Utopian society annual convention

Sunday October 5th 2008 7-9 pm
The I.S.Q. Performs at Space with D.J. Mason Bates who will be performing with the PSO on Oct 7th.
Space Gallery
538 Congress St.
Portland, ME 04101
(207)828-5600 (phone)
info@space538.org

Friday, July 11th, 8:00pm
Kolosko-Dimow Duo
Boothbay Opera House
Music from Brazil,Taiwan,Turkey, and the Klezmer Tradition.
http://www.boothbayoperahouse.com

Saturday, June 28th, 8:00pm
THE WORLD FLUTE TRIO
Third Life Studio, Somerville, MA
Carl Dimow, bass and concert flute
Nicole Rabata, celtic flute
Phil Nyokai James, shakuhachi
Guest artist: Nathan Kolosko, guitar
http://www.worldflutetrio.com

New England Suzuki Institute, June 22nd-27th
St. Joseph's College, Maine
A five day Suzuki Guitar Workshop
http://www.newenglandsuzukiinstitute.org/

Sunday, June 15th, 9:00 -10:00 am
Radio feature on the intimate guitar with Jim McCutcheon
88.1
www.dpr.org

Friday, June 6, 7:30 pm
THE WORLD FLUTE TRIO
Sacred Heart Church, 326 Main St., Yarmouth, ME 04096
Carl Dimow, bass and concert flute
Nicole Rabata, celtic flute
Phil Nyokai James, shakuhachi
Guest artists: Nathan Kolosko, guitar; Danielle Langord, harp; Matt Shipman, bouzouki
Price: $12 at door, $10 seniors and students
Phone for info: (207) 761-4569
http://www.worldflutetrio.com

Saturday,May 3rd 8:00pm
Kolosko–Dimow Duo
Bates College
Music from Brazil,Taiwan,Turkey, and the Klezmer Tradition with special guest Hayes Porter - Percussion
http://www.bates.edu/public-events-calendar.xml

Wednesday & Thursday (SOLD OUT), February 27th & 28th, 8:00 pm
ISQ - Improvisational String Quartet
One Longfellow Square, Portland, Maine
Local Scores, Silent Films: Metropolis 
Celebrated German director Fritz Lang's Metropolis(1927), is a futuristic masterpiece that changed the course of modern film making. Paired with the improvisations of the Improvisational String Quartet. The ISQ features Yasmin Craig, violin, Nathan Kolosko, classical guitar, Al Giusto, resonator guitar and Catherine Stambach, acoustic bass.
Price: $10.00
http://www.onelongfellowsquare.com

Thursday, February 21st 2008 12:15 pm
Noon Day Recital Series
First Parish Church, Portland, Maine
American premiere of Songs from Formosa,
music from Brazil, and improvisations with prepared guitar.
Nathan Kolosko - solo guitar

January 19th – 21st 2008
Guitar Clinician: Levine School of Music
Washington D.C.
http://www.levineschool.org


Saturday, December 20th 2007 6:00pm
World premiere of Songs from Formosa
Madou, Taiwan
http://tyart.tnc.gov.tw/english/index.php
Proceeds from the recording will go towards
the preservation of frog habitats in the park.


Saturday October 27th
Kolosko–Dimow Duo
The NEFF 2007 Flute Spectrum
Boston, Massachusetts
http://www.gbfa.org/


Saturday October 13, 2007
Kolosko–Dimow Duo
The Saco River Grange Hall
207-929-6472
29 Salmon Falls Road
PO Box 1
Bar Mills, Maine
http://www.sacorivergrangehall.org


Thursday September 20th, 2007, 7pm
Lines
A performance by:
     ling-wen tsai - visual artist
     nathan kolosko - classical guitar
     carl dimow - bass flute
SPACE Gallery
Portland, Maine
http://www.space538.org/


Wednesday August 29, 2007, 7pm
Lines
A performance by:
     ling-wen tsai - visual artist
     nathan kolosko - classical guitar
     carl dimow - bass flute
142 High Street, rooms 532 & 533
The Drawing Room
Portland, Maine

Wednesday June 28, 2007, 7pm 
NESI
Faculty Recital
Solo & Cello-Guitar duo
http://www.newenglandsuzukiinstitute.org

Friday June 15, 2007, 7pm 
Flute Summit Concert
Third Life Studio
Somerville, MA
207-899-0488
http://www.worldflutetrio.com

Monday May 14, 2007, 8pm 
MEPAN
Maine Performing Artists Network
Showcase Performance
Sabasco Harbor Resort
207-389-1161
http://www.mepan.org


nostalgia release concerts

Saturday December 9th 2006 7:30 pm

Trinity Episcopal Church, Portland
113 Coyle St, at Coyle St. & Forest Ave.
$10.00

Saturday December 16th 2006 7:30 pm
South Freeport Church
100 S. Freeport Road, S. Freeport Village
Sponsored by L'Ecole Fran├žaise du Maine

Sunday April 15th 2007
Fleur de Son Classics concert series
Buffalo New York


water & wind video screenings
2007 Portland Museum of Art Biennial
Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine
2006 FRAME- International Dance-Video Festival
Rivoli Teatro Municipal / ESAP / Escola das Artes - Porto, Portugal

Sunday January 7, 2007, 1:30 pm
Solo performance
Works by Turina,Lauro,Bellinati
Taipei City Public Library
Taipei, Taiwan
http://www.guitar.org.tw

November 2nd 2006 12:15 pm
Noon Day Recital Series
First Parish Church, Portland, Maine
Music of Brazil & Argentina
With guest Carl Dimow- flute, bass flute

August 17th 2006 7:30 pm
Concert with flutist Carl Dimow
Selections from Nostalgia & more
The Brick Church
Christian Hill Rd. Lovell, Maine

March-April 2006 
Nathan & Carl Dimow are in the studio recording Nathan's second release Nostalgia- Music from Brazil, Venezuela & ArgentinaFeaturing solo guitar, guitar and flute, guitar and bass flute, & solo bass flute

February 23rd 2006 12:15 pm
Noon Day Recital Series
First Parish Church, Portland, Maine
Selections from upcoming release Nostalgia 
With guest Carl Dimow- flute, bass flute

March 24th 2006 7:30 pm
Portland Conservatory Faculty Showcase
Solo Selections from Nostalgia

October 7th 2005 8:00 pm
ISQ at ICA "Metamorphorsis of Meditation"
An evening of improvised music and visual art with artist Ling-Wen Tsai

August 14th 2005 3:00 pm
Solo Concert
South American and Spanish Guitar Music
St. Albert the Great
N. Tonawanda NY 14120

July 11th - 15th 2005
Guitar Summer Camp
Portland Conservatory
Portland, Maine
10am-3pm
Contact the portland Conservatory for Information
207-775-3356

July 6th 2005 7 pm 
ISQ - Improvisational String Quartet
Live House Concert
 at 154 Newbury St. Portland, ME
March 27th 2005Prelude Concert
St. Thomas Moore Cathedral
Sarasota, FL

January 20th 2005 12:15 pm
Noon Day Recital Series
First Parish in Portland, ME
425 Congress St.

December 7th 2005L’Ecole Fran├žaise du Maine
Benifit concert, solo and ensemble guitar music, as well as piano and violin.

November 13th 2005 7:30 pm
Immanuel Baptist Church
Solo guitar music from Spain and South America.

November 7th 2005House concert New Harbor, ME