Austin is a dynamic, energetic performer with over twenty
years experience playing concerts, giving keynote presentations
and workshops, leading preschool circle times and conducting trainings
for teachers, administrators and parents. She has a degree in musical
performance as well as a masters degree in early childhood. Julie
is also a national Wolf Trap Master Artist and High/Scope educational
consultant and teacher trainer.
Julie has made several award winning recordings, including "Fandagumbo",
a Parent's Choice Silver Honors winner. She sings and accompanies
herself on guitar, autoharp and jawharp. All songs are very interactive
and use movement, sign language and irresistable singalongs to involve
everyone. Julie's warmth and sense of humor as well as her musical
expertise make her a favorite of audiences everywhere.
Julie will be leading the FREE 11 am, Saturday morning
Children’s Concert, sponsored by the City of East Lansing.