NEWS

May 28, 2017

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Awarded Professional Development Grant for Third Time

Julia has been named a recipient of a Vancouver Opera Chorus Endowment  (VOCE) Grant for Professional Development for the third consecutive year. Julia's 2017 project funded by the grant includes a Performance Masterclass Series with Patrick Street Productions; Voice Lessons with Bass-Baritone Daniel Okulitch; Coachings with Tina Chang; Dance Classes at Harbour Dance Centre. 

 

 

April 2, 2017

Inaugural Vancouver Opera Festival

With less than a month to go, Julia is excited to be part of the Inaugural Vancouver Opera Festival which runs from April 28th to May 13th, 2017. Julia will appear as the Paralegal and chorus in Dead Man Walking, and in the chorus for Otello. Vancouver Opera celebrates theatrical and vocal arts by presenting 3 stunning new productions, several special events, and numerous engaging community activities.

 

 

 

January 3, 2017

Back for Another Year - An Afternoon of German Operetta Delights

Featuring music from Lehar's The Merry Widow, The Land of Smiles, Frasquita, Giuditta, and more by Mozart, Zeller, and Johann Strauss, Julia rejoins  tenor Eric Schwarzhoff and pianist Richard Epp for Operettennachmittag with the German-Canadian Benevolent Society of BC. 

 

NOVEMBER 17, 2016

HOMECOMING PERFORMANCE OF HANDEL'S MESSIAH IN CALGARY

Julia is excited to appear as a soloist in this holiday favourite with sing-along choruses at Knox Presbyterian Church, Calgary under the baton of Paul Grindlay.

JuLy 22, 2016

JULIA NAMED LAUREATE FOR 2016 JEUNES AMBASSADEURS LYRIQUES

Joining 17 other singers from across Canada, Julia will perform a series of concerts in Montreal this November as a 2016 Laureate of Jeunes Ambassadeurs Lyriques with Théâtre Lyrichorégra L20. 

JUNE 21, 2016

GRANT WON TO TRAIN AT THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DRAMATIC ARTS

Julia has been awarded a 2016 Professional Development Grant by the Vancouver Opera Chorus Endowment (VOCE). With the grant, Julia will train at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts this summer for two weeks at the New York City Campus. 

As Eva Perón, Caroline Bowman works the crowd in Evita. Tim Matheson Photo.

As Eva Perón, Caroline Bowman works the crowd in Evita. Tim Matheson Photo.

 

May 2, 2016

Vancouver Opera's Evita Reviewed in The Georgia STraight:

"Vancouver Opera's rendition of the hit musical delivers"     -Janet Smith, Georgia Straight

March 7, 2016

Vancouver Opera's Madama Butterfly "A Consistently Engaging Mounting of an all-time opera favourite"

"Vancouver Opera's Madam Butterfly Has it All"                   -David Gordon Duke, Vancouver Sun