Striving to build a more thoughtful, open, and diverse society through contemporary classical music.
al·ter·i·ty the state of being other or different; otherness.
Natalie Grata - Alterity.co Founder
Natalie Grata currently resides in Winter Park, Florida and regularly performs with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. Additionally she has performed locally with Opera Orlando, Orlando Ballet, and the Orlando Philharmonic Woodwind Quintet. She received her Bachelor's in Music Performance from Florida State University where she studied with Dr. Frank Kowalsky and Dr. Deborah Bish and her Master's in Music Performance from the University of Michigan where she studied with Dan Gilbert. She appears on recordings for both the University of Michigan Symphonic Band and Symphonic Orchestra, including a world premier recording of Ginaster's "Concierto Argentino". In the past she has performed with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra, West Michigan Symphony, Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, and Gulf Coast Symphony.
Beatriz Ramirez - alterity.co founder
Beatriz Ramirez is a freelance Oboist currently residing in Orlando, Florida. She is a Co-Founder of the Alterity Chamber orchestra and performs regularly in Belt & Ramirez - an oboe guitar duo.
Beatriz received her BM in 2012 from UCF studying with Jamie Strefeler and received her MM from the Manhattan School of Music in 2015 where she studied with Stephen Taylor.