Nathan Bernacki (’20) and his Curious Gadulka Journey | Alumni Talks

February 01, 2024

A unique blend of academic pursuits and cultural experiences has shaped the life path of the American alumnus Nathan Bernacki (’20). Watch the video where he shares his journey from studying political science and learning how to play the Bulgarian instrument ‘gadulka’ in Bulgaria to pursuing his passion for ethnomusicology in Canada.

“Your undergraduate degree is not job training. It is for you to expand your mind, to think about lots of different things. Don’t focus too much on your plans for the future, but just focus on being in university because it is a place with lots of different people from lots of different perspectives.”