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Natalia Hudson

Natalia Hudson

Natalia has performed as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the U.S., Europe, and Israel in numerous festivals and concerts, including the Piccolo Spoleto Festival, First Night Charleston, the International Piano Series, the Young Artist Concert Series, the Drayton Hall, the LACC, and Moreno Valley College Concert Series. A native of South Carolina, Natalia was awarded the Isabella Mebane Piano Performance Scholarship to pursue a performance degree under Uruguayan pianist Enrique Graf at the College of Charleston. She continued her artist education at the Conservatory in Madrid, Spain under German-born pianist, Uta Weyand. Her other main influences include Vitalij Margulis (Ukraine), Ilana Vered (Israel), and currently Oxana Yablonskaya (Russia/Israel). She received her Master’s degree from the University of Southern California and has participated in the World Piano Pedagogy (WPPC), MTNA, and Focus on Piano Literature conferences.  She is also skilled at teaching in Spanish, and has taught master classes, private lessons and dual-immersion classes in Spanish and English. A member of the California and National Music Teacher Associations, Ms. Hudson is a sought-after teacher, having conducted lessons in music schools throughout Los Angeles and her private piano studio, Hudson Conservatory.  Her first solo piano album, Balancing Darkness and Light, is being released this year. Founder of the Mt. Olive Concert Series in Pasadena and Artistic Director of Melos Music Chamber Ensemble, Natalia firmly believes in the power of music to heal, uplift, and unite people by transcending any boundaries of race, gender, religious, economic or cultural backgrounds.  She is currently thrilled to have the opportunity to participate in and take her students to the elite Oxana Yablonskaya Piano Institute (OYPI) to various parts of the world, including Bulgaria, Israel, and Italy.

Instrument / Discipline

  • Piano
  • Piano Pedagogy
  • Theory

Spoken languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Specialized in

  • Youth (7-17)
  • Adults (18+)
  • Young Children (under 7)
  • Beginner/Elementary
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Teaches At

  • Online
  • Teacher's home
  • Teacher's studio


  • 2012 - Master of Arts in Teaching - University of Southern California
  • 1995 - Bachelor of Arts in Music - College of Charleston

Professional development

  • Chopin Academy: Discover the Spirit of Poland - Ms. Hudson received a grant from the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Foundation Fund to study folk elements in Chopin's piano music. - 2023
  • OYPI Masterclasses and Competition - Ms Hudson taught, performed, and brought selected students to participate in the elite Oxana Yablonskaya Piano Institute masterclasses and competition in Eliat, Israel. - 2023
  • OYPI Masterclasses and Competition - Ms. Hudson taught, performed, and brought selected students to participate in the elite Oxana Yablonskaya Piano Institute masterclasses and competition in Kovachevitsa, Bulgaria. - 2022

School Associations

  • California Association of Professional Music Teachers - Provincial / State
  • California Music Teacher Association - Provincial / State
  • Music for Young Children - National
  • Music Teachers National Association - National