" Following in the footsteps of successes like Fiona Apple and Norah Jones, Teri Untalan is the singer, songwriter, and violist to possibly make the next big jump to notariety.... There is definitely an emotional and intense quality in Untalan's voice and songs that takes the listener on the journey with her."
— **** Nelson, AArising.com
"...beautiful, wonderful (songs)... songstress extraordinaire... a special talent!"
— Donald Lacy, KPOO Radio, 89.5FM San Francisco
" ....velvety and dark, with warm tones drawing in the audience ....At times, she verges on a soft Joan Baez...at others, an Eartha Kitt in strength and sultriness. Untalan has wonderful vocal riffs in the higher registers and plays both guitar and viola with skill and passion... "
- Melophobe.com: by Ellen Lodine
Portland OR based Vocalist, Violist & Songwriter, Teri Untalan has worked west coast stages & sessions backing up local indie favorites, rockers and other singer songwriters for some 20 years. While her own sound has favored the more jazzy and soulful. Many liken her impacting & provocative vocals to Adele or Ella Fitzgerald. A recent Regional Arts & Culture Council Grant recipient, she was afford the chance to study with fiddling legend Buddy Spicher in Nashville balancing out her jazz and classical viola study with jazz violinist Matt Glazer. She's also worked with Katrina Wreede (formerly of the Turtle Island String Quartet). As a singer/songwriter she was selected to be a showcase performer for the 2005 Asian American Music Conference Artist Showcase. In March 2005, she was also featured on KRON Ch. 4 (San Francisco/Hawaii), Pacific Fusion TV magazine.