Ten years of teaching experience in schools, workshops, one-on-one and via Skype.  All ages and abilities are welcome. 

"My son's musical skills developed quickly under Julie's careful instruction. Not only was he able to play a wide range of songs, but his enthusiasm to practice on his own increased along with his ability. I attribute this to Julie's encouragement and her respect of Noah as a young musician." -Susan Daily

Violin/Fiddle - Banjo - Guitar

Julie received a bachelor’s degree in music from Appalachian State University and a master’s degree in education from North Carolina State University.

Julie has taught for 7 Note MAP (Music After School Program), Transylvania Youth Strings and Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM) in Watauga, Caldwell, and Transylvania Counties.

"I decided to pick the violin back up as an adult. Julie was incredibly welcoming and made me feel very comfortable even though I had not touched a violin in over 25 years. She listened to what I wanted to accomplish and helped me on my way. One of my favorite things about working with Julie was when she would picked up her guitar and we would have a mini jam session with what we had just learned. I am now playing in the local orchestra and still enjoying the violin." -Hank Fields

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Roger wants to learn how to play the fiddle too!

Roger wants to learn how to play the fiddle too!