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Dr. Nathan Mensink
Assistant Professor of Music
Witherspoon Building Rm 216
407 W Q St.
Russellville, AR 72801
Phone: (479) 968-0473 ext 5059
MM - University of Miami
DMA - University of Miami
Recently Taught Courses
MUS 1081 - APPL MUS/SAXOPHONE
MUS 1082 - APPL MUS/SAXOPHONE
MUS 1521 - WOODWIND ENSEMBLES
MUS 2000 - SOPHOMORE BARRIER
MUS 2003 - INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC
MUS 3082 - APPL MUS/SAXOPHONE
MUS 3083 - APPL MUS/SAXOPHONE
MUS 4000 - CAPSTONE RECITAL
Dr. Nathan Mensink is assistant professor of music and teaches saxophone at Arkansas Tech University.
He is a Henri Selmer performing artist active in both classical and jazz styles and
is a frequent soloist with bands, orchestras, and community groups. He was recently
featured with the Morehead State University Symphony Band at the 2022 KMEA conference
and has previously soloed with the Utah State University Wind Orchestra, the Utah
Valley University Symphonic Band, the Frost Chamber Orchestra, the Henry Mancini Institute
Orchestra featuring singer-songwriter Ben Folds, and the USU Alumni Band under the
baton of legendary conductor Colonel Arnald Gabriel.
Mensink has participated in the premiere of a few dozen works, many of which were
featured at events such as the World Saxophone Congress, the International Navy Saxophone
Symposium, the College Music Society Conference, the International Trombone Festival,
and other festivals. In addition to participating in professional events, Mensink
strives to be involved in the local community and fervently advocates for music education.
He regularly visits band programs in the region to perform with the students, give
lessons, or answer questions about pursuing music as a career.
Prior teaching appointments include positions at Morehead State University in Kentucky
and Palmetto Middle School in Florida.