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…

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…

New York Times highlights “Fanm d’Ayiti”

  The New York Times calls Joachim’s Fanm d’Ayiti “unmistakably ambitious”, naming the upcoming Cal Performances live concert stream of the work one of the highlights of October. > Read the full story Read more…

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…

“Transformation” Album Now Available on Bandcamp

Transformation, an album co-created remotely with the 10th grade class of Kaufman Music Center’s Special Music School while in COVID isolation, is now available for purchase on Bandcamp, and I couldn’t be any prouder! All proceeds for the album go directly towards supporting free public music education for New York City students, which is critically […] 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…