Julie Albers has performed in recital and with orchestras throughout North America, Europe, Korea, Taiwan, Australia, and New Zealand. Recent performances have included debuts on the San Francisco Performances series and with the Grant Park Music Festival where she performed Penderecki’s Concerto Grosso for 3 cellos with Mr. Penderecki conducting. Past seasons have included concerto appearances with the orchestras of Colorado, Indianapolis, San Diego, Seattle, Vancouver, and the Munchener Kammerorchester among others. A regular participant in chamber music festivals, she served three years as a member of Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Two, and is currently active with the Albers String Trio and the cello quartet, CELLO. She is the Cello Chair of the McDuffie Center for Strings at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. Born into a musical family in Colorado, Julie Albers began violin studies at the age of two with her mother, switching to cello at four. She moved to Cleveland in high school to pursue studies at the Cleveland Institute of Music, where she studied with Richard Aaron. Her debut album with pianist Orion Weiss is available on the Artek label.
Her website is: www.cellistjuliealbers.com