Julia Birnbaum

Groupmuse Host

East Williamsburg
3 Hosted 3 times!
Outdoor capacity Outdoor capacity of 40

33 Attendees hosted

7 Musicians hosted

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Violinist Julia Birnbaum is an avid orchestral and chamber musician who performs throughout New York City and San Francisco and is a recent transplant to New York City. Ms. Birnbaum, who started playing violin at age five in her home state of Maryland, received a bachelor’s degree in Violin Performance from Northwestern University under the tutelage of the 40-year Chicago Symphony veteran Blair Milton. Upon graduation, she won and completed a two-year fellowship with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, the training orchestra to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. She also completed the certificate program at Peabody Preparatory in Baltimore under the String Department Chair Rebecca Henry.

Ms. Birnbaum has served as concertmaster of the Chicago Arts Orchestra and under the late-Maestro Lorin Maazel at the Castleton Festival in 2011. She is a member of the Sarasota Opera Orchestra, and has performed with the Hawaii, New World, Monterey, Marin, Vallejo, Pacific Chamber, Illinois Symphonies, the Berkeley Chamber Opera, Opera Cultura, and Orchestra Gloria among others. As a chamber musician, Ms. Birnbaum has performed with the Lincoln Center Stage Piano Quintet and has performed with various groups throughout the Bay Area. Ms. Birnbaum attended the Aspen Music Festival, American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz (Austria), CIM's Encore School for Strings, and Indiana University String Academy.

Hosted groupmuses (4)

Violin House Part Deux - Beethoven, Borodin, Piazzolla, jazz and oldies!

  • Friday, August 20, 2021, at 7:00 PM
  • East Williamsburg NY

This groupmuse happened 12 months ago

Violin House Duets - Opera, Pop, Mozart and Prokofiev!

  • Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at 6:00 PM
  • East Williamsburg NY

This groupmuse happened about 1 year ago

Piano Trios Overlooking Lake Merritt

  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at 7:00 PM
  • Cleveland Heights, Oakland Oakland, CA

This groupmuse happened over 4 years ago

Sovan Salon Part 2- Janacek Intimate Letters and Sufjan Stevens

  • Sunday, March 6, 2016, at 5:00 PM
  • The Mission, SF San Francisco, CA

This groupmuse happened over 6 years ago

Co-hosted groupmuses (2)

SoVan Salon 4: Bach, Jazz & Movie Music!

  • Sunday, July 10, 2016, at 3:00 PM
  • Mission District, SF San Francisco, CA
  • Rachel Saul host

This groupmuse happened about 6 years ago

SoVan Salon 3

  • Saturday, April 30, 2016, at 5:30 PM
  • The Mission, SF San Francisco, CA
  • Autumn Chodorowski host

This groupmuse happened over 6 years ago