Julie Goldberg - a dynamic, exciting, and a virtuoso guitarist with a genuine desire to communicate through the
music she performs.
"Julie Goldberg is fantastic. Dulce is invigorating AND calming all at once."- Allison Byrnes, WLUW radio, Chicago. Award winning guitarist Julie Goldberg reveals her trademark technical and artisticflair in her debut solo classical guitar release.
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:
"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
"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
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.
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, and has been nominated to the Illinois and Ohio Arts Council Touring Rosters.
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.
A native of Chicago, Julie began studying classical guitar at the age of 15, quickly winning a scholarship to attend the prestigious National Music Camp at Interlochen, Michigan. Julie received her Bachelor of Music degree from the Chicago Musical College of Roosevelt University, and went on to graduate study at the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. Before graduating with a Master of Music from Cincinnati, she won both 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. 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