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Friday, May 25 • 7:00pm - 7:10pm
Natalie Hall

Friday May 25, 2012 7:00pm - 7:10pm PDT
Center House Theatre: Sponsored by KUOW 47.62170, -122.35049
  Music Performance, Legacy of NW Impovised Music
  • Genre JAZZ -- Jazz
  • Biography Natalie Hall studies cello performance with Professor Toby Saks, working towards her Bachelors of Music at the University of Washington. She is the cellist of the Eros Piano Trio, the Sequoia Ensemble and the Quantum String Quartet, winners of the 2010 UW Chamber Music Competition. She is a member of the UW Modern Band coached by Professor Cuong Vu. Natalie performs with Macklemore, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, the American String Project, the Degenerate Art Ensemble and the Seattle Rock Orchestra. Last month she performed a sold out show with Noah Gundersen at the Triple Door and on Nancy Guppy’s televised show, The Art Zone, with Kris Orlowski and the Passenger String Quartet. Natalie performed a sold out show at the Key Arena for the Bumbershoot Music Festival and at the Sasquatch Music Festival. She performed in Neil Welch’s Sleeper Ensemble which was released in November on the Table and Chairs record label. She has collaborated with slam poet Ken Arkind, saxophonist Tim Berne and bassist Scott Pingle of the San Francisco Symphony. Over the summer Natalie attended the School for Improvised Music in New York. In addition to Toby Saks, her mentors include Okkyung Lee, Heidi Lehwalder, Cuong Vu, Lori Goldston, Tony Malaby, Melia Watras and Ralph Alessi. Natalie regularly performs free-improvisation at Café Racer’s The Racer Sessions.