Nathan Cicero is a Twin-Cities based pianist specializing in art song, opera, and musical theatre. He has collaborated with several local arts organizations, including Skylark Opera Theatre, Operatunity Theatre, and The Lied Society, where he serves as Artistic Partner. Additionally, he holds ongoing appointments as Pianist and Assistant Conductor for the South Metro Chorale and Director of Music and Organist at the Church of St. Mark in St. Paul. In 2018, Nathan earned his Master of Music in Vocal Accompanying from the Peabody Conservatory, where he studied with Eileen Cornett. While at Peabody, he held a graduate assistantship in Opera Accompanying, accompanied regularly in the vocal studios of Denyce Graves, William Sharp, and Stanley Cornett, and was a guest vocal coach and masterclass presenter at Morgan State University and the University of Maryland-Baltimore County. A native of Wisconsin, he earned a BM in Piano-Collaborative Emphasis from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, where he also was also heavily involved in the voice and choral division, and won the orchestral conducting competition in 2016.