Dr. Groom Appointed to UMBC Faculty

Dr. Groom joins the faculty at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County for the 2021-2022 school year. Prescreenings are due May 24th, and on campus auditions are June 3rd. Learn more about the program at


A Bittersweet Departure:

Collington's Artist in Residence

Dr. Groom's tenure as an artist in residence at Collington Retirement Community ended in August of 2020. In her time there, she hosted over 25 live events. After the pandemic forced the community to close, she launched a virtual music series. From March to July 2020 she hosted 46 events, 35 of which she performed or presented herself. In this video, Natalie highlights the spirit of the residency program and how a culture of livelong learning makes Collington the special place that it is.

Classically Dope and the Washington Post

Classically Dope was featured by the Washington Post in the summer of 2020. Read the article here!