The 45th Annual International Trumpet Guild Conference
6.01.21 – 6.05.21
Session: Basics of Respiratory Mechanics for Trumpeters with Ashley Hall
Dr. Nathaniel Tighe, MD MM is an anesthesiologist, trumpeter, choral singer, arranger and composer currently based in Boston, MA. He holds degrees in trumpet performance from the Eastman School of Music and Boston University where he studied with James Thompson and Terry Everson. He also holds a medical degree from Mayo Medical School and graduated from the Anesthesiology Residency at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital with academic distinction in research. He has extensive national and international performance experience in a wide variety of genres and venues. One of his recordings with Eastman’s Musica Nova was nominated for a Latin Grammy Award in 2008 and he has been recognized by the American Medical Association and American Society of Anesthesiologists and American Board of Anesthesiology. His catalogue as an arranger and composer includes approximately 60 works. He is currently active in research and education in both music and medicine and has academic publications in organic chemistry and pediatrics. As an educator he has given masterclasses nationally and internationally and has been very active in education in anesthesiology and pediatrics at training programs both in the US and abroad. In addition, he leads a pediatric critical care partnership between the international NGO Kybele inc. and Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, Ghana. In addition to his work in global health, he collaborates with his wife, trumpeter Ashley Hall to use music to raise funds for global health causes. He is currently a pediatric anesthesiology fellow at Boston Childrens Hospital.