Julie is from Canton, Ohio and started playing the piano when she went into Kindergarten. She knew that music would be a lifelong passion. When she was thirteen Julie discovered the saxophone and starting to learn how to play jazz. She has studied privately on both instruments during her college years at Youngstown State University. During her college career she received a Bachelor in Music Education with a minor in piano performance.
Julie has over ten years of private lesson teaching experience. Over the years Julie has taught elementary music in private schools in the DC area and has been an accompanist in many solo and ensemble festivals. She is very versed with different styles of music. From playing wedding ceremonies to improvising jazz at local jam sessions she loves all styles! She is excited to share her joy of music with her students. Julie will provide her students with the foundation for musical success while making sure each student is developing his or her own musical style. Julie is now a mommy and is enjoying time with her son, Sebastian. She also enjoys reading, cooking, hiking and hanging out with her cat.