Watch: Library of Congress World Premiere Performance

Very honored to share the world premiere performance of Have and Hold written by Allison and performed by Nathalie.  The work was commissioned by The Library of Congress as part of the “Boccaccio Project.” Inspired by Giovanni Boccaccio’s 14th-century work The Decameron, a written piece about escaping the deadly effects of the Black Plague, the Boccaccio […] Read more…

 
 

Listen: NPR Morning Edition features Flutronix’s new Library of Congress Commission

We are so proud to be part of Performing Arts at the Library of Congress‘s new “Boccaccio Project”, with Nathalie performing Allison’s newly commissioned piece, “Have and Hold” (premiering on June 26). We talk about the work and more on NPR Morning Edition. > Listen to the full story Read more…

 
 

Read: “The Nation” review of Fanm d’Ayiti

Nathalie’s new album was recently reviewed by The Nation! In Nathalie’s own words- “Wow. I have received many nice reviews in my day, but this one in The Nation is legitimately the review of my dreams for Fanm d’Ayiti – a project that represents all of me. To put myself out there – every piece […] Read more…

 
 

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…