Nate Huvard is a guitarist, composer/arranger, and educator based in New Haven, Connecticut. A versatile performer, he feels equally at home playing jazz, classical, early music, old-time, folk, hip-hop/R&B, new music, rock and pop. He also plays tenor banjo, mandolin, renaissance lute, and theorbo. An accomplished orchestral guitarist, Nate has played in countless large ensembles, having also appeared with The North Carolina Jazz Repertory Orchestra and the Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra. Nate received his Bachelor of Music from the University of North Carolina. He is currently pursuing his Master of Music in classical guitar performance from the Yale School of Music on a full tuition fellowship. Nate is a student of Benjamin Verdery.


With over five years of experience as an instructor, Nate is comfortable teaching broad range of styles including classical, jazz, rock/electric, folk/acoustic, and more. Nate is currently accepting students via Skype and in the New Haven, CT area - if you're interested in private or group lessons, please e-mail him at nathan@huvard.com!