MiPAC Teachers • Julia Furlan

11244729_923679801016184_6230597607593572089_o-1Julia Furlan is from Rockland County, New York, where she began playing piano at age four. She studied privately with Christine Renstrom, Michael Oelbaum and David Budway.

in 2011, she studied with Mark Pakman at the Manhattan School of Music Precollege Division for four years, where she graduated with honors. She was the accompanist for Clarkstown North High School North’s orchestra and choir as well as pianist for the Rockland Jazz Youth Ensemble for seven years which toured in New York and New Jersey.

She has performed at Weill Hall in Carnegie Hall three times as a first place winner of the Rondo Young Artist Competition. At the New York Summer Music Festival and Summit Music Festival she has performed as a Concerto and Solo Winner. She has also performed at the Carnegie Room in Nyack, NY; Montclair State University; the Greenwich House; the Tenri Cultural Institute; and Lincoln Center in Manhattan, NY.

Julia is currently studying at McGill University’s Schulich School of Music as a Piano Performance Major. She is entering her second year, studying with Professor Sara Laimon. She hopes to minor in Music Entrepreneurship. She has taught piano locally and tutored piano theory students at McGill University.