A dynamic, exciting guitarist with a genuine desire
to communicate through the music she performs.
What the critics say. In concerts across the
United States, Julie has won great acclaim from critics and audiences
alike. Here's a smattering of their take on Julie Goldberg:
"Julie Goldberg es un guitarrista magnifica!"
- Manuel Lopez Ramos, Concert Guitarist and Master Teacher
"A wonderful guitarist!"
- First Night Evanston
"A terrific player! Lovely phrasing and tone."
- Columbus Guitar Society
"Such beauty. Such talent....The performance had
the high quality we seek."
- Cantigny Concert Series, Wheaton, IL
"A generous performer with superior technique!"
-Clare Callahan, Internationally renowned guitarist and teacher
"Julie Goldberg shows great dedication to and
sensitivity for her art.
Her love of music is evident in her lyrical playing."
- Pamela Kimmel, Chicago Musical College
"A superb performer who freed the mind from the
technical demands of the guitar....A pleasure to hear."
-Columbus Guitar Society News, Columbus, Ohio
"Her excellent technical and artistic ability
made a thoroughly enjoyable performance."
-Washington Guitar Society
What you'll get at a live show. In addition
to performing masterworks of the classical guitar repertoire, Julie
is dedicated to the exploration of music from this century and has premiered
many new works for the guitar. Julie has a specific interest in the
music of Manuel Ponce, and traveled to Mexico where she studied original
manuscripts of the composer's guitar compositions.
Who Julie Goldberg works with. Julie is an active
and versatile recitalist, and has performed in solo and ensemble concerts
throughout the United States including concerts in New York, Chicago,
Cincinnati, St. Louis and Washington, D.C. She has been featured on
the internationally known Dame Myra Hess Concert Series in Chicago and
has been nominated to the Illinois and Ohio Arts Council Touring Rosters.
Julie Goldberg is currently on the faculty of North Park University,
St. Xavier University, and Vandercook College of Music. She has served
as a music consultant to the Chicago Public School District and regularly
performs as part of the innovative Music in Medicine program at the
Evanston Northwestern Hospitals.
Awards and Accolades. Julie Goldberg is the
first guitarist to receive a Doctorate in Music Performance from Northwestern
University, and also holds degrees from the Chicago Musical College
of Roosevelt University and College-Conservatory of Music at the University
of Cincinnati. Awards include the WGUC Fine Arts Radio Competition and
the Three Arts Award for Music Performance.
Julie has studied guitar under Claire Callahan, Robert
Guthrie, Sonia Michelson, Pamela Kimmel and Ann Waller. She has performed
in the master classes of Oscar Ghiglia, Manuel Barruecco, Pepe Romero,
David Russell and Sharon Isbin, among others.