Natalie Spehar has made her mark as a genre-bending electric and acoustic cellist, writer, arranger, and creative educator. Recognized for her versatile skill set, Spehar has performed live with artists including Disturbed, Cage the Elephant, 2 Cellos, Josh Groban, Sarah Brightman, Dessa, Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith, Johnny Mathis, Michael Bolton, Il Volo, Michael Bublé, and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra.
Spehar is also an active composer and studio recording artist whose playing appears in the soundtrack for the motion picture Decoding Annie Parker, as well as the television documentary Through the Eye of the Needle and the award-winning animated short film Test Anxiety, for which she composed and recorded the original score.
Spehar is a graduate of Eastman School of Music and the University of Maryland and has traveled to perform & lecture on her work in string performance with electronics at universities across the United States. Her “ALT-C” Alternative-genre private lesson and workshop options are available online worldwide.