Natasha Pearson is a Composer/Songwriter based in Melbourne, Australia who tells melodic stories inspired by philosophy, myths, nature and politics. Born in Canberra, Natasha moved to Melbourne to study a Bachelor of Music Composition at Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, Monash University.
Natasha’s music has been performed by a wide variety of ensembles including Grainger Wind Symphony, Ensemble Goldentree and PLEXUS. Her works have also featured in new musicals and chamber ensemble concerts both locally and internationally.
In 2016 Natasha released her debut album New Leaf, an eclectic Jazz Pop collection of songs drawing on influences from Ella Fitzgerald, Sara Bareilles and Alan Menken.
Natasha Pearson’s The Song of Us was originally commissioned by Ensemble Goldentree and now features as theme music in Beyond The Stage, a podcast curated and hosted by Susan De Weger with 3MBS Fine Music - Melbourne and Producer, Penny Manwaring-Thomas.
Over 2018 Natasha developed and co-wrote a new Australian Musical, Ace of Hearts; a story which challenges societal expectations of heteronormal relationships. This premiered in February 2019 at the MC Showroom, Prahran.