The Harvest of Echoes
one-woman show by trombonist/performance artist,
music theater collage for trombone, voice, original text and sound samples,
based on Julieís farm upbringing and experiences growing up in a close
relationship with her mentally handicapped brother, Todd.
The musical elements include old, new and improvised music -- including
sound samples of her fatherís 1947 John Deere tractor.
And evening of theater, music and text of poetic beauty.
Julie Josephson has been praised by the Boston Globe as "spellbinding" in her solo work. One of the few brass musicians to receive the prestigious Artist Diploma at the New England Conservatory of Music, she has won several concerto solo competitions and done various solo appearances around the United States. In addition, she has completed Theatre and Clown studies with Rick Imberman and Jef Johnson. A freelance artist in the New York area, Julie has performed on Broadway, at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall.
She also performs, tours and has records with many new music groups. She has been a guest artist at various schools and universities, such as Boston University, Eastman School of Music, and others on Long Island and New Jersey, where she has performed, taught, and coached students. Julie is a solo artist and clinician for the Bach/Selmer company.
Pictures from a live performance
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