Described as “magnanimous and powerful”, soprano Natalie Conte is an award winning performer of opera, art song, and oratorio. She made her Carnegie Hall debut in 2018 singing the soprano solo in Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass. She won first prize in the National Federation of Music Clubs’ Young Artist Competition, which featured her as a recitalist across the country. She also won the Maryland Lyric Opera Competition, after which she worked with Aprile Millo. Additionally, she won the Vocal Arts D.C. Discovery Art Song Competition which featured her as a recitalist throughout Washington D.C. in such venues as the Kennedy Center and the Phillips Collection. An avid believer in bringing great music to one’s own community, she has sung in works with the IN Series, the Lyric Opera of Baltimore, Maryland Symphony Orchestra, Bay Atlantic Symphony, New Dominion Chorale, and the Russian Chamber Art Society, among others. Beyond the local stage, Natalie has performed in her hometown Detroit, Michigan as well as internationally in Rome, St. Petersburg, and Moscow. Natalie serves on the voice faculty at Shenandoah Conservatory and Towson University. She has performed as a member of the ensemble with both the Washington National Opera and the Metropolitan Opera. She looks forward to performing The Four Last Songs in recital in Washington, D.C. in 2023. Natalie and her family recently moved back to Baltimore after a nine-year absence. Her husband is also a singer and their child attends preschool here at Grace. We are thankful to be a part of the Grace Church and greater Baltimore community.