Julia Castellanos

2019 Round Top Music Festival

Violin
Jersey City, New Jersey
I am not currently enrolled in school.
Master of Music in Music Therapy, Colorado State University, 2016
Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance, University of New Hampshire, 2009
current teacher: Mary Ann Mumm
past teachers: Michael Davis (Louisville Orchestra), Pamela Hentges (NSO), Ron Francois (CSU), Keng Yuen-Tseng (Peabody Institute).

Full scholarship recipient: National Repertory Orchestra 2017

I currently work as a freelance violinist in the New York City area. I sub in many regional orchestras in the area, including (but not limited to): Hudson Valley Philharmonic (Poughkeepsie, NY), Refugee Orchestra Project (NY, NY), Classical Music Society of New York (NY, NY), Symphony Orchestra of the Bronx (NY, NY), Bay Atlantic Symphony (Atlantic City, NJ), Garden State Philharmonic (Toms River, NJ), New Jersey Festival Orchestra (Westfield, NJ). While living in Colorado, I had contracts with three regional orchestras: Fort Collins Symphony (Fort Collins, CO), Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra (Cheyenne, WY), and Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra (Greeley, CO). In addition to an active freelance career, I am a teaching artist for the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra in their El Sistema outreach program (Newark, NJ).