Fun facts behind world-renowned tenor Nathan Pacheco

Nathan Pacheco LDS Living 2023
Portrait by Russ Dixon

Nathan Pacheco is a classically trained tenor whose voice has filled some of the world’s premier performance halls. Here are few facts about him and his music.

#1 Ranking of Nathan’s album Higher on Billboard for best classical and classical/crossover album

23 million+: Views on Nathan’s YouTube channel

20,000: Approximate number of people Nathan sang for at President Russell M. Nelson’s 95th birthday celebration

18: Songs Nathan will typically sing at a concert

1: Arrangement of a Coldplay song on Nathan’s latest album, Abide with Me

2011: Year Nathan sang the operatic bridge for the song “Let’s Talk about Me” in the film The Muppets

10: Months after graduating from BYU in 2005, Nathan had his first big break when he was hired for the Yanni Voices project

7: Number of albums Nathan has released (in addition to being featured on two albums with the renowned Greek pianist Yanni)

3: Children Nathan has (Emerson, age 10; Crawford, age 7; and Marigold, age 5)

2: Number of PBS specials featuring Nathan

2: Nathan’s age when workers at a local grocery store dubbed him “the singing baby”

3: Age at which Nathan can remember performing for the first time (at a piano recital)

Read how a talk by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland helped inspire Nathan to pursue a career in music here: A voice of light: Nathan Pacheco talks mental health, covenant living, and singing for Pres. Nelson

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