Welcome to the website of Natalie John, vocalist, pianist, composer, and music educator.
March 10th, 2013
Happy daylight savings! I love waking up to a beautiful, albeit chilly morning on what always is the cheeriest day of the year (chalk it up to my California native blood to thrive off the extra sun). A few weeks ago, I was given an unexpectedly amazing job offer which took little time to accept, but quite a while to summon the words to share publicly. So here we go: I am honored to announce that I have accepted a teaching position as professor of music at Paekche Institute of the Arts in Seoul, South Korea for all of 2013! I will be working with dedicated music students and I have high hopes in collaborating with the professional musicians who contribute to the thriving music scene of Korea's capital city. I'm coming into this experience fueled by faith and an appetite for adventure! Plus, Seoul is reportedly the most wired city in the world so I am hopeful to stay connected with my life on the other side of the globe while I'm gone. If you are linked to the Korean community, please drop me a line with any tips, suggestions, or any musical or cultural connections. Also, please check out my newly[...]
Touted as one of the most gifted singers of our time, she brings you a taste of what jazz was always intended to be with her soulful and imaginative vocals.
“Jazz runs in her veins and in her voice”
Her top-shelf musicianship is evident in her technical ease, precise vocal control and impeccable intonation
“This is what exciting music is: challenging and eye-opening”