Peabody Institute- M.M.
The Juilliard School - B.M.
Natalie Vargas Nedvetsky is a pianist, poet, and communicator dedicated to the intertwining of words and music through creative mediums. Originally from Chicago, she studied piano performance at The Juilliard School and creative writing at Columbia University in the City of New York and is now obtaining her Master of Music degree at The Johns Hopkins University/Peabody Institute. She has been a laureate of several major international piano competitions, and has performed across the US and Europe, in halls such as Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Concert Noble Brussels, and more. In each of her solo piano performances, she combines poems and piano repertoire, creating a rich and surprising artistic journey for her audience.
Natalie is the founder and artistic director of Literary Music Series, a performing arts organization that champions the intertwining of art forms through live-streamed weekly performances/discussions and promotes their integration into the way we think and live our lives.
As part of this organization, she authors a newsletter entitled Literary Thoughts: a series of weekly essays pertaining to works of art.
Her first poetry collection, “I quiet the world”, is out on August 1st, 2020.