As a composer, Julia is active with the Chicago Composer’s Consortium and New Music Chicago, and her first cd of acoustic chamber music will debut on the Southport Composer’s label in 2010.  Julia’s music has been performed by artists including
guitarist Fareed Haque, piano trio The Lincoln Trio, guitar and mandolin duo Ahlert & Schwab, and sopranos Toni Arnold and Julia Bentley, and has been featured at such festivals and venues as the Aspen Music Festival, May In Miami, the Accademia
Musicale Chigiana, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, Depaul University, Northwestern University, and Oberlin University, as well as rock clubs, cabarets, bars and alternative spaces internationally. Julia completed the composition half of a
double MM at Northwestern University also in 1993, and a DMA in Composition from Northwestern University in 2005.  Julia has received awards and fellowships from the Chicago Tribune Foundation, the New York Art Ensemble, the United Arts Council, the American Composer’s Forum, and Meet the Composer.  Julia is currently a  member of the composition faculty at the Music Institute of Chicago.

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4 Responses to Composer

  1. neal says:

    Is this the same person that was at the Bloom School of Jazz that got Dave all hot and bothered?

  2. admin says:

    well I didn’t know that ;) but yeah I guess so. Hi Neal

  3. Charles O'Meara says:

    hot and what? jeeeez i think i better catch one of your live shows before the vice squad busts you!

  4. admin says:

    there’s a funny story about one of my gigs I’ll share with you some time…

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