Nathan Davy is the Assistant Organist at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. His primary responsibilities include playing for liturgies and serving as the choir’s principal accompanist. Dr. Davy received his M.M. and D.M.A. from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, where he studied with internationally renowned organists David Higgs, Edoardo Bellotti, and Michel Bouvard. While at Eastman he was awarded the Barnes Prize, the Cochran Prize, and the prestigious Performer’s Certificate. Prior to his studies at Eastman, he received his B.A. in Organ Performance and Classical Languages from Asbury College, in Wilmore, Kentucky. He was a semifinalist in the American Guild of Organists National Young Artist Competition in Organ Performance (2010), and the first prize winner at the Albert Schweitzer International Organ Festival (2008). He and his wife Laura have five children, John, Irene, Margaret, William, and Sophie.