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"The music is moody, steady, and very excellently played."

- David Finlayson, Trombonist

of the New York Philharmonic

Julie is a New York City based trombonist performing commercial, musical theater, chamber music, new music and orchestral genres. Known for her innovative spirit and versatile performance, Julie can be heard on multiple video series with Producer and Audio Engineer S!lky Jones, performing with brass quintets by day and playing with various brass bands by night. Julie holds one of the first trombone chairs in the 2021 Radio City Christmas Spectacular Orchestra.

As a chamber musician, 

Julie performs regularly with NYC based brass quintets eGALitarian and subtle cheetah. Between the two ensembles she has been the recipient of Chamber Music America's Ensemble Forward (eGALitarian), City Artist Corps (egalitarian) and the Marin Alsop Family Foundation Grant (subtle cheetah). Recently, eGALitarian has shifted to a multi-dimensional ensemble performing both classical and commercial programs. Subtle cheetah brass is scheduled to perform their second annual Call for Scores Recital featuring composers Zoe Cutler, Michael Genese and Antonio Medellin Fajardo.
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As a pit musician,

Julie has performed dozens of shows including Newsies, The Drowsy Chaperone, La Cage Aux Folles, Saturday Night Fever, Cabaret, Fiorello, Crazy for You, Mary Poppins, Secret Garden, The Wizard of Oz, A Chorus Line and Little Women in Concert. Beginning in November 2021, she will be joining the Radio City's Christmas Spectacular Orchestra. Julie recorded the tenor/bass trombone book for Kalevala the Musical's concept album set to be released in the fall 2021. Additionally, she has performed with the Cortland Repertory Theatre Company, Riverdale Y Music and the City Lyric Opera. 

Commercially, 

Julie has performed with various NYC bands including Brass Queens, ZapOte, Doll Parts, The Climatics, Brass by the Slice eGALitarian Brass, Top Queens, and New Heights Brass Band. She also has created, produced and recorded two video series with engineer and producer, Nich "S!lky" Jones; "NYC Quarantine Series" and "A Covid Christmas". 
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As an orchestral & classical musician, 

Julie has performed with the Montclair Orchestra, the Brooklyn String Orchestra, and the Clarmont Orchestra; and has performed at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, and the Kennedy Center. Since the 2020 shutdown, she appeared in Matt Brockman's video projects of "Fanfare for the Common Man" and "The Great Gate" from Mussorgsky's Pictures on an Exhibition. 

As an educator, 

Julie brings her passion to her private studio as well as to students at the New York State Summer School of the Arts - Orchestral Studies as the low brass education specialist. Julie was also the guest masterclass artist for Ithaca College's Trombone Day 2020 and is the low brass sectional coach for Fordham University's Rose Hill Orchestra.

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Throughout her studies,

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she was a recipient of the Elaine and Stephen Stamas New York Philharmonic Scholarship, the Winifred Bouck Scholarship, the Allan Treman Scholarship, and the Col. G. Howard Music Scholarship. Julie holds a Master of Music from the Manhattan School of Music '20 and a Bachelor of Music from Ithaca College '18. Her primary instructors included Colin Williams, David Finlayson, Jeffery Gray and Dr. Harold Reynolds.
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