Singer / songwriter: Natalie Gelman is quickly gaining acclaim and recognition for her music. Her passionate music is a means to articulate her response to current affairs as well as reveal parts of her inner self with the world.Utilizing her music training and inspiration from greats like Sheryl Crow, Janis Joplin and Jewel, Natalie captures audiences with her acoustic rock music. She has already lent her talents to audiences across the United States, in Austria, and in the Caribbean. Natalie’s Caribbean performance of “Take Me Home” received a standing ovation of over 1,200 people. Able to reach out and pull audiences into her world through her voice, her fans just keep growing.Admiring music from a young age, Natalie’s passion and persistence led to admission into the prestigious Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and the Performing Arts, the acclaimed FAME school. There, she received classical training in opera singing from coaches of the Juilliard School and the NYC Opera. After securing her second solo at Carnegie Hall, Natalie began strumming her guitar and writing lyrics, pursuing what would soon become her vitality.Committed to her music, Natalie graduated from the University of Miami with a b.a. in vocal performance. Having studied the violin, piano and voice from age five, it was at a performance in Miami that Natalie solidified her commitment to becoming a singer / songwriter on the guitar.