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News: Fanm d’Ayiti Receives Grammy Nomination

I am speechless. My album, Fanm d’Ayiti – is a labor of love that was made possible by my incredible creative team, my family and the people of Haiti. Today, it was nominated for a Grammy in the Best World Music Album category, and I am so incredibly proud. Huge thanks to Spektral Quartet (Clara Lyon, Maeve […] Read more…

Read: The New Yorker features Fanm d’Ayiti

This New Yorker just checked one big bucket list item off of her list: I’ve been immortalized as an illustration in The New Yorker! Not only is the artwork beautiful, the write up is equally fabulous, stating that “No more joyous chamber-music collection has arrived this year than “Fanm d’Ayiti,” the exuberant, expressive song cycle […] Read more…

Read: The New York Times features Fanm d’Ayiti

Always nice to open up your copy of the Sunday issue of The New York Times and see yourself! Even nicer for it to describe Fanm d’Ayiti as a collection of  “delicately entrancing songs for string quartet, flute, and electronics — led by Joachim’s powerful and unpretentious voice”. Swoon! > Read the full story Read more…

News: Fanm d’Ayiti at Big Ears Festival

I am SO excited to finally be able to shout from the rooftops that Spektral Quartet and I will be playing Fanm d’Ayiti at this year’s Big Ears Festival, which announced its full 2020 lineup this morning! It is honestly my absolute favorite festival, and this year’s lineup is (as always) out of this world. […] Read more…

Read: I Care If You Listen Reviews Fanm d’Ayiti

Another day, another phenomenal review for Fanm d’Ayiti. Big thanks to I Care If You Listen for the love. Here’s a highlight: “On her debut solo album, Fanm d’Ayiti (New Amsterdam Records), Haitian-American composer, flutist, and vocalist Nathalie Joachim offers the listener an intimacy of vocal storytelling and a blossoming sense of familiarity. It is a […] Read more…

Read: The Nation Reviews Fanm d’Ayiti

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 of me – and be recognized in this way…it’s something. It’s everything really. […] Read more…

Listen:Fanm d’Ayiti now available on all platforms

My 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 my album, Fanm d’Ayiti, is up on I Care If You Listen! Take a listen and let me know what you think! The track, “Alléluia” from Suite pou Dantan, includes the fabulous girls from my family’s farming village of Dantan, Haiti, and I am super proud to have them representing our home on […] 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…

News: Kaufman Center Announces Nathalie’s 2019-20 Artist Residency

This fall, Kaufman Music Center will launch a new Artist-in-Residence program that embeds acclaimed, multi-faceted artists who are transforming the music world within a broad range of KMC programs spanning the concert stage and the classroom. The 2019-20 artists are: JACK Quartet, a 2019 Avery Fisher Career Grant winner hailed as the “nation’s most important quartet” (New York […] Read more…