Natalie Bleicher is a classical pianist and composer living in London. She has a particular passion for contemporary music and performs new works regularly both in solo recitals and as pianist in CoMA London Ensemble.
She has given several recitals at the Schott recital room in London including works by Gabriel Jackson, Philip Cashian and Cheryl Frances-Hoad as well as works by Debussy, Haydn, Mozart, Ravel, Schubert and Schumann. She has been a member of CoMA London Ensemble since 2005 and performs regularly with the group. She also performs with contemporary music collective Wolf Pack. In 2014 she brought out a CD Dream Rotation of British contemporary piano works by Sally Beamish, Paul Burnell, Cheryl Frances-Hoad, Rob Keeley, Joanna Lee and Dave Smith, five of which are premiere recordings. Natalie regularly accompanies instrumentalists and singers for concerts, exams and rehearsals. She is the accompanist for Belsize Community Choir and is in the pool of accompanists at City Lit.
As a composer Natalie has written examination pieces for piano, electronic keyboard and harp, which are published by Trinity Guildhall and Beartramka. She was an spnm shortlisted composer from 2003-2005. Natalie studied at Junior Trinity, New College, Oxford and King’s College London. She studied piano with Christopher Caine, Nicholas Salwey and Colin Stone and composition with Melanie Daiken and Robert Keeley. She is currently studying piano with Thalia Myers and has taken part in masterclasses with Mary Dullea and Tasmin Little.
Natalie works part time for BASCA (British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors) as Classical Co-ordinator. From 2007 to 2011 she was also Manager of CoMA (Contemporary Music for All) but left in order to concentrate on her career as a pianist.