Ian D. Nau is a classically trained percussionist, composer, educator and writer who works from and around the Portland, OR area. He graduated from Southern Oregon University with a B.A. in Music Composition. At Southern Oregon he studied under Dr. Terry Longshore in percussion and Todd Barton and Dr. Mark Jacobs in music composition. While Studying in Ashland, OR, Ian had the opportunity to perform in a wide variety of performance setting from solo and duet performance settings to large ensembles and jazz combos.
Outside of school Ian D. Nau as played in various rock and jazz groups. He performed with the Oregon Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps. Since graduating he taught are various local high school as a front ensemble tech.
When he is not involved with music he is writing for enjoyment and for businesses. He was the editor of the video game section for Geekyuniverse . com. He is currently working on publishing his only creative work.