Nathan Edwards, Director of Recording Technology
Nathan Edwards is a recording engineer, musician, and songwriter from
Wisconsin. As a UW Oshkosh alumnus, he formerly served as Assistant
Professor of Audio Technology in the Digital Arts and Design program
at Dakota State University in South Dakota, taught Audio Technology
courses at the Illinois Institute of Art in Schaumburg, Illinois, and served as head recording engineer at Ark Media Group in Menasha, Wisconsin. He also specializes in live music production, digital filmmaking, and electronic music composition.
Professor Edwards has engineered and self-published numerous albums which have won awards including “The Year’s best Tribute EP” for his album, “The Music of Stephen Foster”. He has also presented his original compositions at a number of electro-acoustic conferences and exhibitions across the country. As a musician and songwriter, he has performed on South Dakota Public Radio, the “White Wall Sessions” television program, and Wisconsin Public Radio.
As an instructor, Professor Edwards believes in preparing students for a sustainable career in the music industry by not only instilling knowledge, but also inspiring students to deepen their passion and commitment to their discipline both in and out of the classroom. His areas of focus include real-world application, creative freedom and autonomy, and career guidance. As an active recording engineer and musician, he seeks to inspire students to commit to the intense work and dedication necessary to achieve success.
Professor Edwards earned his Bachelor of Music degree in Recording Technology and Music Business from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, and his Master of Music in Electronic Music and New Media Technology from Northern Illinois University.
More information about our Music Industry program can be found here.