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About Julie Herndon

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Julie Herndon is a composer and performer working with internal/external space through improvisation, text, graphics, and electronics. Her compositions and installations have been performed at venues including hotel vagabond in Singapore, Zen Mountain Cloud Center in Santa Fe, Eureka! Musical Minds Conference in Santa Cruz, and San Francisco Art Institute and at festivals such as soundSCAPE in Maccagno, Italy, Megapolis Audio Art Festival in Oakland, Wintergreen Performing Arts Summer Festival in Virginia, and Hot Air Festival in San Francisco. As pianist and vocalist, she has performed at Carnegie Hall, Conservatoire de musique Genève, and the Center for New Music in San Francisco. Awards in music include the Elizabeth Mills Crothers Award for outstanding musical composition and Barbara Bershon Arts Alliance Award. She is currently the composer in residence for Voci Women's Vocal Ensemble.

Julie is a doctoral fellow at Stanford University and holds a M.A. in Music Composition from Mills College. Her teachers include Mark Applebaum, Fred Frith, Zeena Parkins, Maggi Payne, Nalini Ghuman, and Brian Ganz.

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