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, both in New York City, and she’s currently pursuing her master of music degree at the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. She’s a laureate of several major international piano competitions, and she’s performed across the United States and Europe in prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall in New York City and the Concert Noble in Brussels. In her solo piano performances, she combines poems and piano repertoire, creating a rich and surprising artistic journey for her audience.
Ms. Vargas Nedvetsky is also the founder and artistic director of the Literary Music Series, a performing arts organization that champions the intertwining of art forms through livestreamed weekly performances and discussions and promotes their integration into the way we think and live our lives. Additionally, she’s the author of the weekly newsletter Literary Thoughts and the poetry collection I Quiet the World.