Press

Listen: “Transformation” featured on New Sounds with John Schaefer

Tune in to New Sounds with John Schaefer on WNYC, on an episode featuring several tracks from Transformation, Nathalie’s new album made in collaboration with the 10th grade class at Kaufman Music Center’s Special Music via Zoom during COVID-19 isolation. > Listen to the show Read more…

Read:NY Times features Foward Music Project

Very excited for the release of Amanda Gookin’s Forward Music Project 1.0, and grateful for the awesome love for the project in The New York Times! “This initial offering in Gookin’s planned series commences in high style, courtesy of the composer and multi-instrumentalist Nathalie Joachim’s track “Dwam Mwen Yo.” As with Joachim’s 2019 set, “Fanm d’Ayiti,” this opus […] Read more…

Read: New York Times Black Composers Feature

I am exceptionally proud to be included in this wonderful feature on Black composers written by formidable composer George E. Lewis for The New York Times.  Of my Grammy-nominated album, Fanm d’Ayiti, Lewis writes, “Black liveness, Black women and Black spirituality arrive at the center of the classical music table.”  I am humbled, and so […] Read more…

Read: Framebridge features Fanm d’Ayiti Artwork

In addition to the praise the music of my Grammy-nominated album, Fanm d’Ayiti, has received, I’ve gotten tons of comments about the beautiful album artwork created by Erin Robinson aka Brooklyn Dolly.  I recently wanted to purchase a custom framed large print of the artwork for my new home, and Framebridge was the obvious choice.  […] Read more…

Read: Nathalie on NewCity’s Top Chicago Artists List

Nathalie has snagged the #13 spot on NewCity’s biannual Music 45 list of artists keeping Chicago in tune.  The list “showcases the artists, performers and ensembles that have been Chicago’s most resonant and reliable voices leading up to the flashpoint—those who have defined the past few (and possibly last ever) years of the Chicago music […] Read more…

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

Nathalie is so proud to be giving the world premiere performance of “Have and Hold”, a new Library of Congress commissioned work written by her Flutronix partner, Allison Loggins-Hull as part of the Library’s “Boccaccio Project”. Nathalie and Allison talk about the work and more on NPR Morning Edition. > Listen to the full story Read more…

Read:Nathalie featured in Chicago Symphony Magazine

Creating music in this moment has been a new frontier for many artists.  Nathalie talks about her experience with this in a new featured article for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.  Read on to find out more about Nathalie’s commissioned work, Glitch Oasis, which was part of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago’s 100th Anniversary season celebration in […] Read more…

Read: WQXR’s Hear Me Out review of Fanm d’Ayiti

Very grateful for this awesome review of Fanm d’Ayiti on WQXR’s Hear Me Out series.  Writer James Bennett describes the emotional journey that the album takes him on, saying “the sound of Joachim’s voice is what I imagine a cloud to feel like…Joachim’s singing is so crystal, so pure, it makes me feel warm and […] Read more…