Press

Read: Elysian Magazine features Nathalie

Grab the latest issue of Elysian Magazine for a wonderful profile of Nathalie’s life and career, a journey “from Juilliard to the Grammys”. > Read the article Read more…

Read: The NY Times 25 Best Classical Music Tracks includes “Dam Mwen Yo”

Ending the year on a high note, by making the The New York Times 25 Best Classical Music Tracks list! Nathalie’s solo cello work Dam mwen yo (performed by cellist Amanda Gookin on her Bright Shiny Things release, “Forward Music Project 1.0“) makes the list, and The Times cites that “even when brief and minimalist, Nathalie […] Read more…

Listen: Sound Off Podcast featuring Nathalie

Sound Off with Katy Henriksen features in-depth conversations about music that challenges the status quo—hybrid sounds that fall through the cracks because they aren’t easily labeled.  Check out the latest episode featuring Nathalie. > Listen to the episode Read more…

Read: SF Classical Voice Reviews Fanm d’Ayiti Live Stream

After the recent premiere of the live concert stream of Joachim’s Fanm d’Ayiti, presented by and taped exclusively for Cal Performances, SF Classical Voice delivers a rave review.  Describing a tender moment in the performance shared with the recorded voice of Joachim’s grandmother, they write, “Dense, soothing moments like these — where family history, musical […] Read more…

Read: Daily Californian reviews Fanm d’Ayiti Live Stream

  The Daily Californian reviews the Cal Performances live stream of Joachim’s Fanm d’Ayiti, calling it, “an exquisite integration of the ancestral and the modern.” > Read the full review > Watch the Fanm d’Ayiti Live Stream Read more…

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…