Julia Scott Carey | Piano
Julia Scott Carey attended the New England Conservatory of Music, where she was a composition student of Rodney Lister. After graduation from the New England Conservatory Preparatory School, Julia received the Lanier Prize. Julia completed her Bachelor and Master degrees in Music at Harvard College, through the New England Conservatory – Harvard University combined degree program (AB Harvard 2008 / MM NEC 2009). She studied composition with Lee Hyla and Michael Gandolfi. She continued her studies in collaborative piano at Boston University.
As a composer, her orchestral compositions have been performed by numerous orchestras, including the Boston Symphony and the Boston Pops, and her works have been broadcast on national TV and radio in the United States and in Russia. She was also chosen to arrange a folk song for Yo-Yo Ma and Lynn Chang to play at Deval Patrick's inaugural ball.
She has served as a music director, accompanist, or vocal coach for over forty opera and musical theater productions. Productions for which Julia was the music director include Cy Coleman's City of Angels with the Longwood Players and Alexander Zemlinsky's Der Zwerg with OperaHub. Julia works as an accompanist for the Boston Children's Chorus and has served as a teacher and music director for the Belvoir Terrace Arts Camp and the Boston Children's Theatre.