Julie is a professional singer/songwriter/vocal coach with a Masters Degree in Music and 20+ years experience teaching in private studio and classroom settings.
Julie graduated Magna Cum Laude from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor of Music and a Masters of Science for Teachers degree in Piano/Voice. She has also studied voice with Elizabeth Howard of Los Angeles and Jeanette LoVetri of New York.
As a music educator, Julie has taught and directed numerous choral and theater ensembles and stage productions in Chatham and Jenkins County public and private schools. She currently operates her own piano, voice and related arts studio and is a coach for many aspiring and professional singers of all ages.
Julie focuses on, supports and facilitates the goals of the individual singer, and concentrates on technical training as it applies to a wide variety of commercial genres, such as music theater, popular, country and jazz. She also places her students in performance opportunities such as soloing for sporting events, musical roles in community theater, Broadway camps in N.Y. as well as prepare them for entrance in performing arts high schools, colleges and All State Chorus. She coaches participants in auditions for American Idol and The Voice and works with students interested in songwriting. She also produces her student's vocal demos in professional recording studios.