Julia Morelli, cellist, received her Bachelor of Music at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington, Indiana where she studied with Emilio Colon. She completed one year of her Master of Music degree at Boston University where she studied with the late Marc Johnson. Julia will be completing her Master of Music at Temple University in Philadelphia studying with Jeffrey Solow.
Julia has played in masterclasses for Arto Noras, Marc Coppey, Stephen Balderston, Rafael Figueroa, Anthony Elliot, and more. Her trios and quartets have been coached by musicians such as Steven Ansell, Alex Kerr, Eteri Andjaparidze, Philippe Entremont, Eduard Schmieder, John Koen, and Vladimir Dyo.
She has enjoyed playing with Owensboro Symphony Orchestra, Columbus Indiana Philharmonic, Carmel Symphony Orchestra, Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra, and Columbus Symphony Orchestra of Indiana. She has also played orchestral backup for popular music figures such as Michael Feinstein, Chris Botti, Dionne Warwick, Neil Sedaka, and the Ahn Trio.
Julia greatly values musical outreach efforts. She has played for several not-for-profit musical organizations such as ROK: Reimagining Opera for Kids, NERO: New England Repertory Orchestra, New England Chamber Players, and Arts Outreach Initiative. Julia also plays for retirement communities and has organized and played in free concerts for the public.
Miss Julia is the cello teacher at the Haverford School’s lower school. She also teaches for Tune Up Philly and PRYSM, in Philadelphia. Additionally, she teaches private lessons for cello students and has instructed cello students at Sierra Academy of Music in Mammoth Lakes, California.