Monterey Jazz Festival Jazz Camp N.A.T.S. Symposium University of Kansas City MO Washburn University Purchase College NY Cornish College for the Arts Tocar La Vida Jazz Camp Argentina Reno International Jazz Festival Cal Lutheran University Michigan State University Beijing University China

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Julie is a much sought-after private teacher, clinician and workshop director. She received her Bachelor of Music in Vocal Jazz from Cal State Northridge and is a member of both N.A.T.S. (National Association of Teachers of Singing) and I.A.J.E. (International Association of Jazz Educators). Julie brings performing expertise to her teaching practice and her experience gained from studying with diverse and masterful teachers – Canadian-born pianist Phil Cohen, Zen Master Maezumi Roshi and jazz vocalist Sheila Jordan. Julie can be found in Leonard Feather’s Encyclopedia of Jazz.

“Julie Kelly’s singing is as good as it gets. If you’re lucky, you get to study with her. Her approach to teaching is inventive, exciting, supportive and so very generous. She knows how to motivate, and working with her has definitely helped move me to the next level.”
- Judy Wexler, Los Angeles vocalist

Clinician Engagements
Julie has toured all over the United States, China and South America helping musicians and singers in a workshop environment. Most recently she presented a workshop at the West Coast Convention of N.A.T.S. and the University of Missouri Kansas City.

“She was absolutely stunning with the students. Individually, she cut right through to the heart of their musical problems, instantly raised musical awareness and helped them greatly improve. That is rare and exceptional. So is Julie Kelly.”
- Sunny Wilkinson, vocalist/educator

"Jazz on the Hill" Vocal Workshop Series
Julie hosts an 8-week vocal workshop throughout the year. Limit 8 students per session. An accompanist is provided and a concert is held at the end of the period with trio. Cost is $340. To find out more information email Julie.

“As one of Julie’s students I have witnessed time and again her almost uncanny ability to quickly identify and fully realize each singer’s potential. Her wisdom, humor and professionalism are a bonus.”
- Diana Warshawsky, workshop student




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