Natalie Bleicher (b1978) is a pianist and composer living in Watford, Hertfordshire. She has written examination pieces for piano, electronic keyboard and harp, which are published by Trinity Guildhall. Her Open Score work 'Thalassa' is published by CoMA (Contemporary Music for All) in its Open Score Anthology and has been performed in the UK and in The Netherlands. She was an spnm shortlisted composer from 2003-2005. Natalie studied at Junior Trinity, New College, Oxford and Composition at King's College London. She studied composition with Melanie Daiken and Rob Keeley and currently studies piano with Thalia Myers.
As a pianist, she has given several recitals of contemporary and standard repertoire at the Schott Recital Room in various venues around London. In 2018 she performed as pianist with Lontano Ensemble to record a CD of works by Jennifer Fowler, to be released in 2019. In 2019 she performed as stage and rehearsal pianist in the premiere of 'Imoinda', a new opera by Odaline de la Martinez. In 2014 she recorded and released a CD 'Dream Rotation' of solo piano works by Sally Beamish, Paul Burnell, Cheryl Frances-Hoad, Rob Keeley, Joanna Lee and Dave Smith.
Natalie has previously worked as British Composer Awards Judging Co-ordinator at BASCA (British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors) and as Manager at CoMA (Contemporary Music for All).