Nelson is a multi-instrumentalist and composer currently living in Longmont, Colorado. He currently studies cello performance under Dr. Charles Lee, and music composition under Egemen Kesikli. He was honored to be selected as principal cellist for the 2016 Colorado All State Symphony and section cellist for the 2016 Western States Chamber Orchestra last year. Nelson was also principal cellist for the Greater Boulder Youth Orchestra during their 2016-2017 season, and will perform with the Denver Young Artists Orchestra for the 2017-2018 season. He can be found performing as a freelancer around Boulder County with musicians such as Sean Flynn and High Fiction.