Please join the LTSO in congratulating Natalie Hill on her selection as Concertmaster of the Lone Tree Symphony Orchestra. Natalie became Principal 2nd of the LTSO in 2012 and has provided great leadership to the violins during her tenure with the orchestra. Natalie not only has experience filling in as Concertmaster with the LTSO but she is also Concertmaster of the Mercury Ensemble Chamber Orchestra, and has been a substitute Concertmaster for both the Evergreen Chamber Orchestra and the Parker Symphony. In addition to these leadership positions, she frequently subs with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra and the Colorado Ballet Orchestra. From our Music Director, Jacinda Bouton, “I am thrilled to have someone with Natalie’s experience in the position of Concertmaster. Please help me congratulate Natalie as she moves into her new role.”
Natalie Hill has been a freelance violinist in the Denver area since 1980. She plays regularly with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, the Evergreen Chamber Orchestra, Musica Sacra Chamber Orchestra, Mercury Ensemble String Quartet, Colorado Ballet Orchestra and the Voice of the Wood Chamber Players. She has played in the Grand Teton Music Festival as well as the Peter Britt Festival in Oregon. Over the years, she has backed up fantastic soloists such as Joshua Bell, Luciano Pavarotti, YoYo Ma, Ray Charles, Chuck Berry, Tony Bennett, John Denver, Josh Groban, Sammy Davis Jr., Amanda Palmer, Sarah McLachlan, Earth Wind and Fire and Led Zeppelin.
Natalie has a home full of music; her husband is timpanist, world musician and composer, Bill Hill, from the CSO, her daughter, Nadya, is also a professional violinist as well as an opera/jazz/world music singer and her son, Colin, is a jazz and rock drummer and electronic music composer. She is a fifth generation Colorado citizen, whose father was an opera singer, grandfather was a violinist and great-grandfather was a violin maker! What would this world be without music! Natalie is thrilled to be playing with the Lone Tree Symphony Orchestra!