Since receiving her DMA from the Eastman School of Music, Natalie Lerch has taught voice, diction, repertoire, pedagogy, and opera scenes at Cornish College of the Arts. Her favorite roles include elle - La Voix Humaine, Fiordiligi - Cosí fan tutte, Miss Pinkerton - The Old Maid and the Thief, Mrs. Grose - The Turn of the Screw, and La Musica - Orfeo (in Orvieto, Italy). Natalie has sung in masterclasses for Renée Fleming and Julianne Baird, and performed Samuel Barber’s “Knoxville: Summer of 1915” with the Port Angeles Symphony. Natalie’s choral experience includes the soprano quartet “Divalycious”, Duruflé’s Requiem in Canterbury, England, the a cappella ensemble, Fine Rain Falling. She has performed faculty recitals - “What Would Alice Say?” and King Harald’s Saga, La Voix Humaine - and sung with the Seattle Philharmonic in Ravel’s Shéhérazade and Mahler’s 4th Symphony. In her free time, she rides her horse, Mocha!!
DMA, Major emphasis Voice Performance and Literature Minor emphasis Opera Direction
The Eastman School of Music
MM, Major emphasis Voice Performance and Literature Minor emphasis Vocal Pedagogy
Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance
University of Alaska