Natalie Spehar has made her mark in classical, rock, and folk music, performing most recently with artists including Cage the Elephant, 2 Cellos, Disturbed, Johnny Mathis, Donovan, Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith, Roses & Revolutions, Amanda Palmer, Jherek Bischoff, Michael Bublé and the Trans Siberian Orchestra. Natalie is a graduate of Eastman School of Music and the University of Maryland and is the cellist of D.C.’s new music quartet, Rogue Collective.
Natalie is also an active studio recording artist and avid supporter of new music, who has presented 45 world premiere performances and traveled to perform & lecture on her work in string performance with electronics at universities across the United States.
In addition to her performance career, Natalie founded the Annapolis Young Artists Program and Urban Initiatives String Project to bring high-level music education to young, local performers. She currently serves as an adjunct professor at Mount St. Mary’s University and is the Vice President of Kushner Entertainment, based in D.C.