Natascha Bach, has positively impacted the lives of thousands of young people for over 26 years as a music educator, choral director, and private voice teacher. She attended the University of North Dakota graduating with a degree in Music Education, specializing in vocal music.
Natascha began her teaching career as a music specialist for the Bismarck Public School District in Bismarck, ND. She participated in the development and creation of a city-wide opera education program for sixth graders where she also performed demonstrating the mezzo-soprano voice. In 2008, Natascha was invited to co-direct choirs at the high school level where she donated her time, during her prep periods, to ensure that all students in the choral programs, at two high schools, had access to free voice lessons. At Bismarck High School, Natascha co-directed 4 choirs and 1 jazz choir teaching 253 students. During her time with the Bismarck Public Schools she supervised 5 student teachers and helped to mentor first and second year music educators who were just beginning their teaching careers.
In 2014, she relocated to California where she served as Head of School, choral conductor, and voice instructor at the Pacific Boychoir Academy in Oakland, CA. She helped create and launch the first ever sister choir at PBA, called Sorella. In 2019, Natascha began working with the San Francisco Girls Chorus as Director of Chorus School Programs and Level Director.
Throughout her teaching career, Natascha has maintained a private voice studio called Voices by Bach. She is passionate about the role music plays in learning and well-being. Utilizing her expertise in vocal pedagogy, her work with vocal students focuses on raising awareness of their physical positioning and how adjustments to each aspect of their body influences vocal results, empowering singers.
Natascha is a classically trained mezzo-soprano who performs varied repertoire in opera, oratorio, and song recital. She has been featured as a soloist in Handel’s Messiah, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Mozart’s Requiem, Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel, Bernstein’s Candide, and Mozart’s Magic Flute. Natascha studied with voice technician James Toland and with Internationally Renowned Opera Soprano Deborah Voigt.
Natascha is thrilled to be working with Davis Senior High School Music
Department as Head of Choral Activities.