is an accomplished composer, pianist and singer/songwriter from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Julie has been performing and writing music in the Midwest for a solid decade entertaining thousands with her own brand of americana spun straight from the sometimes cold and blank urban streets of her hometown.
As a solo artist, she has opened for such acts as Lowen and Navarro, Green Day, and Hootie and the Blowfish. Her music has been favorably reviewed in major industry magazines such as Billboard and The College Music Journal and has served as scores for several films and a play.
A feature-length film she scored, “The Monkey”, was shown at an independent film festival in New York in 1993. Among her awards for composition are: Alpha Sigma Iota Composer’s Competition Winner, Madison, First Place MacDowell Club composition contest winner, and an Emerging Artist Grant from the Milwaukee Arts Board. She has also been an instructor at MATC since 2003 and has given private piano, voice and composition lessons in her studio and in the Milwaukee Public School system. With Present Music, Milwaukee’s premier new music performance group, she serves as supervising composer in the Creation Project for young artists. She published an article about this program in the Wisconsin Music Educator’s Journal in 2000.
Please don’t miss the chance to out and see Julie this Pridefest, a Milwaukee original we can all be proud of.Besides her solo work she also fronts the poular Milwaukee rock band, Brandenburg 4 and is currently involved in a recording in her studio.
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