is one of the most diverse cellists on the music scene today.Raised
in Dayton, Ohio, and classically trained at the Interlochen Center
for the Arts and the Cincinnati Conservatory, Julie has won many
competitions and played in a wide variety of musical settings. In
1996, she was selected to perform the Dvorak Cello Concerto with
the Cincinnati Conservatory Orchestra. Since then, she has performed
with orchestras in Chicago, Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati, Ohio
and Vero Beach, Florida.
Julie has also
branched into folk music, playing with well-known fingerstyle guitarist,
Muriel Anderson. Julie and Muriel toured extensively throughout
the US and released a CD titled "Theme for Two Friends". Julie is
also a Nashville session player and has been featured on a wide
range of projects from top ten albums to major film scores. She
was most recently featured on a track with country legend Suzy Bogguss
Dreamer", which won the 2005 Grammy for Folk Album of the Year.
British guitar champion Richard Smith in 1999, Julie and Richard
released "Living Out a Dream". Audiences in the U.S. and around
the world delight in the eclectic mix of Julie's lyrical style and
Richard's flawless technique. They are truly soul mates - in life
and in music!