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Nate Holder

Prof Nate Holder BA (Hons), MMus is a musician, author, speaker and music education consultant based in London. He is an advocate for decolonising music education and has been speaking, writing and consulting on the subject internationally for the past few years.


Nate brings his passion and skill in public speaking into leading CPD training and workshops for schools, hubs and universities; helping to address bias, underrepresentation in music classrooms, departments, hubs and boards internationally. He has performed or recorded with Ghetts, Emeli Sandé and Ed Sheeran, and he has consulted or worked with the BBC, Hal Leonard Europe and Collins Music. He serves on the board for F-flat books, Music Teacher Magazine and he is a member of the Advisory Group to the Africa APPG’s Inquiry into Africa in the UK Curricula. He is currently serving as a Professor and International Chair of Music Education at the Royal Northern College of Music.


He has written seven books including, 'I Wish I Didn’t Quit: Music Lessons' (2018), 'Where Are All The Black Female Composers' (2020) and Listen and Celebrate (2022) 

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