Coming on board as Music Director for the Chorale in 1997 for 7 years, Julie and her husband moved to Montana, where she directed the Flathead Valleyaires Barbershop Chorus. She returned to Petoskey as NMC's Director in 2014 and continues to inspire us. Julie also served as Director of the Little Traverse Choral Society, the Elderhostel Choir in Bay View, and has directed dozens of musicals for Harbor Springs, Charlevoix and other area schools, plus directed and performed with Bay View and the Little Traverse Civic Theatre.
Julie has been a soprano soloist with the Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra, Gaylord Community Orchestra, Jacksonville FL Symphony, Skitch Henderson, Northwood Orchestra and performed leading roles in over 25 musicals. Her most inspiring voice teacher was Marni Nixon.
She has enjoyed teaching private voice and piano for over 30 years.
In addition to Julie’s musical prowess, she runs Pierpont Video Productions with her husband, Ric.