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United States - Wisconsin

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Connect with Nathaniel on Facebook! Nathaniel's Youtube Music Page Nathaniel's 1st Solo, age 9 'God Bless the USA' Brewers Anthem Challenge 'Tears in Heaven' - Live Music Leading Worship at Reedsburg Methodist 'I'll Never Leave You' - Original Song Thanksgiving 2008 - Nathaniel with Reedsburg Methodist Church Choir Booking Form for Nathaniel Blumberg (PDF)

Nathaniel Blumberg

Contact for Booking: Diane Proeber, renewrecords2010@gmail.com | 608-745-4970
Address: Renew Records, P.O. Box 343, Lake Delton, WI. 53940
Music Lessons & Live Music & Record Label

Nathaniel has been singing and performing since age 9, and has numerous professional work experiences, and a good solid track record of references which further validate the professionalism of his work. One Industry Professional to mention has been Jake Johnson of Paradyme Productions in Madison, WI. whom Nathaniel has worked with for his studio recordings. Jake has worked with Disney, Lucasfilms, Comedy Central, Metallica, John Mayer and more. Jake also was nominated for an Emmy for outstanding sound editing for the hit TV Show "Lego Star Wars - The Freemaker Adventures". Nathaniel is honored to work with Jake, and call him a friend. Visit www.paradymeproductions.com for more information on Jake Johnson, & Paradyme Productions. For additional Industry references please email Nathaniel's management.

In past years, Nathaniel has been involved with a number of professional vocal ensembles. As a child, Nathaniel sang with Brian Beebe a Wisconsin Dells based musician who's friends with Robin Zander of 'Cheap Trick'. He was then involved with the Madison Boy choir 1998 -1999 and toured along with the group. The Madison Boychoir, now exists as the Madison Youth Choirs Organization. Their website is: www.madisonyouthchoirs.org - Nathaniel also sang in a Local Fundraiser where area musicians and singers gathered to put together a daylong concert called 'Bud Fest' held yearly at the Wisconsin Opry in memory of Bud Reifsteck. Dennis & Bertie Reifsteck helped organize the Annual 'Bud Fest' in memory of their son. In High School, Nathaniel excelled at the WSMA State solo and Ensemble, and began writing his own material at age 17. During his Senior year, Nathaniel was presented the "Most Valuable Singer Award" by the Wisconsin Dells High School Choir, and awarded "Outstanding soloist" at a competition held at Six Flags Theme Park in Gurnee, Illinois. He would then attain 1st Place at the Annual Wisconsin Dells High School Talent Show for his debut song "I'll Never Leave You". That song was later performed at an Annual Musical Recital, in which the Dean from UW-Baraboo/Sauk County, (Michael Brophy) accompanied on piano. In November 2005, Nathaniel performed in a Broadway play as "Count Piniaselli" which commemorated the 90th Anniversary of the Al Ringling Theater in Baraboo, WI "Lady Luxury" The play was directed by J.J. Hickey (Yale Alum) who has worked on such shows as Will and Grace, Just Shoot Me, LAX, just to name a few. Nathaniel states, "Working with him was wonderful, the professionalism JJ expressed was phenomenal! "

During the Fall of 2005, Nathaniel was considered for the ABC TV Show "Three Wishes" hosted by Amy Grant. His consideration was due to his excelling through his music, in spite of his prematurity, and health conditions that surfaced.

After ABC consideration, Nathaniel Placed 2nd, out of over 100,000 entries for the "Brewers Anthem Challenge" in Milwaukee,WI. where he sang in front of 23,456 people! The event was held at Miller Park Stadium.

In 2007 Nathaniel's rendition of Amazing Grace was chosen by the editor from beliefnet.com. for an advertising campaign for the movie "Amazing Grace" produced by Ken Wales, and released by Samuel Goldwyn Films.

After Nathaniel graduated high school in 2003, he felt the desire to further his education, and made the decision to attend College. He started his degree at UW-Baraboo, and then transferred to UW-Stevens Point which is ranked in the "US News Report of Colleges". He graduated May 2008 with a Bacholar of Arts Degree in Music, along with a Minor in Religious Studies. He broadened his knowledge and application of music through his courses in Piano, Voice, Music Theory, Small Vocal Ensemble, Civic choir, Music History, and Composition.

Nathaniel began to pursue his professional career while being an active college student. He remains busy putting his "pen to the paper" as he writes when he has ideas, and is always learning what it means to be a 'Recording Artist'. Nathaniel states, "I'm excited to see what lies ahead!" After finishing College, Nathaniel worked as a Director of Music and Worship where he led a 20 member choir (Oct. 2008-May 2013 tenure period). "I feel I have ALOT to bring to the table of creativity. Our world is crying out for inspiring, motivating lyrics and music. My goal is to be who I am, and show the world that no matter what they're going through in life, they can attain happiness and success at any level! No limits! You persist, you remain determined, you'll get there!"

In addition to Nathaniel's hard work ethics, "the arts" remain embedded in his family history. Nathaniel and his family are all Descendants of the critically acclaimed author, Charles Dickens. The relation is believed to be through, Ann (Dickens) Craker, as Ann's son Zechariah Craker and Charles were 1st Cousins. Zechariah and Charles both wrote to each other and kept in touch over the years. Ann (Dickens) Craker is believed to be an Aunt to Charles, and she would be the Blumberg/Hall/Craker family's Great-Grandmother, traced back 5 generations. In October 2009, Nathaniel contacted Disney and shared with them the Family information of their lineage to Charles Dickens. After phone calls, and emails were exchanged, and information verified by Betty Pergament at Disney, Nathaniel and his father Marc were presented with two tickets by Disney to attend the World Movie Premiere of 'A Christmas Carol' starring Jim Carrey. The event was held in London, November 3rd, 2009. Nathaniel's father was unable to attend. Nathaniel went on the trip to London, visited Charles Dickens grave at Westminster Abbey to pay respects, attended the Premiere, visited the Charles Dickens Museum, and represented his family from the USA. Nathaniel met direct Dickens relative, Lucinda Dickens-Hawksley at the Movie premiere. Nathaniel and Lucinda have kept in touch to this day, and they remain good friends.

In 2010, Nathaniel released his 1st commercial CD entitled 'Believe' with Renew Records based in Lake Delton, WI. He has enjoyed working as a Recording Artist from that time, and continues to perform live music around the area. On October 9th, 2010 Nathaniel married Alicia Wright. They reside in Portage, WI. with their dog named 'Allegro' and cat named 'Biscuit'. Nathaniel has been helping his father Marc Blumberg on his book about baseball. His father is presently finishing the drafting process of his first published release. More details will follow as the book approaches its completion.

At present, when Nathaniel isn't on tour, he gives Piano & Vocal lessons as his schedule allows. He has a love for the hospitality industry and helps at the Atlantis Hotel Front Desk, in Wisconsin Dells. He enjoys singing, and leading worship at churches, festivals, and events throughout the area. "I'll go where I'm needed. If there's 5 people, or 5000 people, I'll be there. Just send your request, and my agent Diane will let me know the details. By the way, I love chocolate!" Nathaniel states.

Nathaniel continues to remain active in volunteering for organizations, and supports numerous causes such as: River Haven Homeless Shelter (Portage, WI), St. Jude, Red Cross, March of Dimes. He was noted a "Featured Artist" for the International Organization "Music for Troops" which is dedicated to sending music to troops throughout the country, and world-wide. Nathaniel also sings in the Choir at Walnut Hill Bible Church, in Baraboo, WI. along with his mother Doris, and his wife Alicia.

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