Faculty & Staff SpotlightNathan Kennedy

Nathan Kennedy

Term Faculty of Music

Nathan Kennedy joined the Concordia music faculty in 2012, where he teaches the music theory sequence, applied and class piano, pedagogy, and accompanying, and accompanies the choirs and opera workshop. He is also active as a soloist and chamber musician, as well as serving as rehearsal accompanist and music director for various musical theater companies in the Twin Cities area.

He earned his bachelor’s degree at Gustavus Adolphus College,  Master of Music degree in piano at the University of Wisconsin, and a Master’s degree in music theory and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in collaborative piano at the University of Minnesota.  He serves as the accompanist for the All-State Children’s Honor Choirs for ACDA of Minnesota.  He and his wife Faith had their first son, Josiah, in August of 2014.


  • D.M.A., University of Minnesota (2012)
  • M.A., University of Minnesota (2011)
  • M.M., University of Wisconsin (2004)
  • B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College (2003)