Listen: Fanm d’Ayiti Available on All Platforms

Nathalie’s new album Fanm d’Ayiti has finally arrived! It’s like Christmas in August! Read the full press release below, and get ye to Bandcamp, Spotify, Apple Music, or your preferred digital platform to buy and stream the full album today. For all of the audiophiles out there, the album is also available on vinyl and sounds […] Read more…

 
 

Listen: Track Premiere “Alléluia” from Fanm d’Ayiti

The next sneak peak into Nathalie’s album, Fanm d’Ayiti, is up on I Care If You Listen! Take a listen and let us know what you think! The track, “Alléluia” from Suite pou Dantan, and features the young girls from Nathalie’s family’s farming village of Dantan, Haiti. She is incredibly proud to have these fabulous girls […] Read more…

 
 

Read: Look + Listen Festival 2019 Opening Night: “New and Honest Stories”

  I Care if You Listen recently wrote about the Look + Listen Festival 2019, where Seth Parker Woods performed Nathalie’s cello piece, “Dam Mwen Yo,” (translates to “these are my ladies”) on opening night! ICIYL writes that “Throughout the set, Parker Woods showcased the range and depth of his instrument through virtuosic performances that […] Read more…

 
 

Watch: CMA First Tuesdays Featured Video

Now, anyone who’s met Nathalie knows that she can talk for days on end, LOL. So she was very excited when Chamber Music America contacted her about being featured in their First Tuesdays educational video series. Check it out as she discusses her experience and some great tips on creating and presenting interdisciplinary work: Chamber […] Read more…

 
 

Read: Dam Mwen Yo Review in SF Classical Voice

Another fantastic performance of Dam Mwen Yo, Nathalie’s work for solo cello and recorded sound, by cellist (and commissioner) Amanda Gookin as part of her Forward Music Project, this time in Los Angeles. SF Classical writes, “Joachim’s piece Dam Mwen Yo concentrated on the voices of the Haitian women in her life — her mother, aunts, […] Read more…

 
 

Read: A Look into Hans Zimmer’s Return to Pride Rock

After 25 years, Hans Zimmer returns to The Lion King with the Re-Collective Orchestra, of which Allison was co-principal flutist. In a recent article, NPR revisits Zimmer’s Disney origin story, and his collaboration with the legendary Lebo M. (who contributed the iconic vocal and arrangement to the movie’s intro). Zimmer contacted Re-collective Orchestra after seeing […] Read more…

 
 

News: New Amsterdam Records to release Fanm d’Ayiti on August 30

ANNOUNCING: Nathalie Joachim’s Fanm d’Ayiti debut album from Haitian-American composer, flutist, and vocalist alongside Grammy-nominated Spektral Quartet, out August 30! Learn more and pre-order here “A unique blend of classical music, hip-hop, electronic programming and soulful vocals” – Wall Street Journal on Nathalie Joachim “They have everything: a supreme technical command that seems to come […] Read more…

 
 

Listen: Off the Pills Podcast

Nathalie and Allison sat down with hosts Vladimir and Miguel of the “Off the Pills” podcast, housed by the Teen Action & Support Center (TASC), when they were in Northwest Arkansas. They discussed their progress on their project, Discourse, as a part of their residency at The Momentary, a new performance space developing through the Crystal […] Read more…

 
 

Listen: Lion King Soundtrack

So excited to announce that Allison was the co-principal flutist playing on the new live adaptation of Disney’s The Lion King original motion picture soundtrack! She had an amazing time in Los Angeles working with the Re-Collective Orchestra, playing Hans Zimmer’s score and new adaptations of old favorites. She is incredibly honored to be a […] Read more…

 
 

Read: New Music Box Feature

New Music Box recently wrote an article about Allison and her upcoming commission for the Raleigh Civic Orchestra, funded by the New Music USA grant. She is very excited for this project, as it is her first time writing for an orchestra! This piece explores the concept of the inter-generational transmission of trauma (i.e slavery, […] Read more…