Halbur is a bass-baritone, multi-instrumentalist, composer,
arranger, producer, and graphic design dabbler.
Nathan was a dedicated percussionist in Southern California before investigating singing as an undergrad studying Physics at UC Davis. While there, he became Musical Director of the Davis Chamber Choir, and began singing professionally with the Pacific Chorale and the Grace Cathedral Choir of Men & Boys. Since moving to Boston in 2019, he has worked with ensembles including Emmanuel Music, the Choir of the Church of the Advent, Cantata Singers, the Metropolitan Chorale, Ensemble Altera, Nightingale Vocal Ensemble, Vox Futura, and more.
Nathan’s compositions have received premieres from Camerata California and Nightingale Vocal Ensemble, and been featured in the Sparks & Wiry Cries NYC songSLAM. His vocal arrangements have been performed by the Davis Chamber Choir, the Lounge Lizards, the a cappella sextet GGN, and more. He is half of experimental neo-soul lo-fi pop duo DREAMGLOW. In his spare time he enjoys hiking and roller skating.
Original composition "You have taken many things" (lyrics by Ayla Goktan, animation by Sukhi Kanniks, performed by Nightingale Vocal Ensemble):
Original composition "Why, what is Tybalt?" (lyrics by Shakespeare, performed by soprano Angela Yam for the 2021 Sparks & Wiry Cries NYC songSLAM):
Arrangement of "Honeybee" (originally by Steam Powered Giraffe, performed by the Davis Chamber Choir):
Arrangement of "Santa Baby" (performed by GGN):
DREAMGLOW’s most recent EP release mélo-fi: