Natalie Helm

Instructor of Cello, Interlochen Arts Camp

Principal Cello, Sarasota Orchestra

B.M., Cello, Curtis Institute of Music; A.D., Cello, The Colburn School

Principal Cello of the Sarasota Orchestra, cellist Natalie Helm enjoys a dynamic career as a soloist, chamber musician, orchestral musician, and educator. She is the cellist and co-founder of the genre-crossing groups Duoskope and Sorella Duo.

Her preformances have been praised by Fox News as having a sound that “catches the attention of the room" and "leaves a lasting impression". The LA Times proclaimed the audience "was transfixed" by her performance that was "handled ardently."

Ms. Helm has recently released her debut album and can be found on iTunes, Amazon Music, and Spotify. She spends her summers on faculty at the Curtis Institute of Music’s Summerfest and Associate Faculty at the Sarasota Music Festival.

The founder of Upward Notes, Ms. Helm brings musicians together to perform and create opportunities to bring positive social change to undeserved communities throughout the United States. She plays on a Raphael di Blasio cello from 1803.