Julia Evans – Violin / Viola /Piano
Julia Evans, a violinist from New York City, completed her Undergraduate
degree in Violin Performance at the Mannes College of Music in 2002 and
then her Masters in Performance at NYU in 2004. Since 2005, Mrs Evans
has been an active violinist and pianist in various orchestras, chamber music
groups, and on Broadway. Orchestras she has performed with include the
Orchestra of St Luke’s where she played at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln
Center, the American Composers Orchestra which concentrated on new
compositions, the Harrisburg Symphony (PA), and the York Symphony.
Some key performances were in the Orchestra of St Luke’s, where she had
the privilege to perform Sir Paul McCartney’s classical Album, play
Showboat at Carnegie Hall, and opera excerpts at Avery Fisher Hall with
Dawn Upshaw singing. She also played on the Broadway show
“Hairspray!” for two years until it closed.
As an educator, Mrs. Evans has been teaching violin and viola since 2004
in the NY, Boston, and Baltimore areas. Her experience is vast and varied
having taught in many music schools, private schools, after school
programs, and as a teaching artist in the NY and Boston public schools.