With her degree in music and over 20 years of experience teaching voice, guitar, bass, piano, ukulele, songwriting, and recording, lessons with Julie are never dull! Emphasis is put on the unique learning style and goals of each individual student. Please get in touch to learn more or simply click below to get a lesson on the calendar!
Musician | Songwriter
Julie loves the electricity and sheer joy of performance. She can often be found working with multiple ensembles as a vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, producer, dancer, or some combination. Looking to collaborate? Please reach out!
Private business lessons
With two decades of entrepreneurial experience, founding and operating three small business, business coaching is finally a service on Julie's menu. Looking to start a new project, but you'd like some ideas about where to begin? Let's create the path together! Dip your toe in and just share your ideas. No commitment is required to begin. Pricing is based on a sliding-scale.
Julie has been performing music with bands since she was 10, teaching private music lessons since she was 15, and songwriting & recording since the age of 16. Decades have come and gone, and she's still at it!
She is an award winning songwriter, has composed for off-broadway, and has performed and taught music both nationally and internationally.
As a multi-instrumentalist, Julie is able to guide her students through a one or more instruments as their interest is piqued including voice, guitar, piano, drums, ukulele, and bass. Composition, music theory, instrument-specific technique, recording skills, and repertoire are all part of the journey as well.
Lessons may take place in your home, at Julie's home-studio, or remotely online. Most importantly lessons with Julie are always fun, exciting, customized to each student's unique learning style and goals.
Annual showcases, students get to show off their skills in a safe, friendly, low-pressure environment.
Once more thank you for such an amazing experience for K. My husband and I were reflecting upon the way that the structure fostered both true creativity and collaboration-- the type of experience that is hard to find, but so precious for our daughter. She had tears in her eyes after the last day…
From 2012-2021, Julie's main project was The Dirty Dottys, an award winning original pop-motown-soul ensemble. In addition to being their lead vocalist, guitarist, and uke player, Julie had the pleasure of writing original tunes and arranging unique mash-ups for this the one of a kind band. You can still find the music of this incredible force of nature on Spotify, Apple Music, Youtube, or where ever you stream.
Nominated for "Song of the Year"... Limelight Magazine
Band of the Month... Deli Magazine
Winners of "Last band Standing"... New England Music Awards
World Gone Crazy Comedy Band is a parody band with hoots and hollers galore. Julie's role in this power quartet is mainly singing and making funny faces. It is not to be missed!
“Hands down the greatest fundraiser show we’ve had. My clients LOVE the marriage of live rock & roll and stand up comedy” -Salernos Function Facility
A hand-picked a full ska orchestra made up of other former 90s ska punk kids and members of the local music scene, this ensemble covers a wide range of popular and deep cut ska songs from the 60’s to today. Whether you’re a former ska kid who wants to dance to the classics or a new fan looking for a live set of the best ska ever, get ready to hear traditional, 2Tone, and 3rd wave ska that will make you dance your face off!
Featuring several of Ghana's top drummers and dancers and some of their best students, this unique ensemble performs and teaches the traditional drumming, dancing, and songs of Ghana, West Africa across the US.