Organist/Chancel Choir Director
Julia became, at age nine, the Sunday School accompanist at her home church, Kalamazoo First Methodist. Six years later she began her career as a church organist at Parchment and has been a church organist and choir director ever since.
She double majored at WMU in Elementary Education and Music Education, and later went back for a Master of Music degree. She has a second Master’s degree in Family and Child Ecology from Michigan State University. Her career has included teaching classroom and music in K-12, and more recently, social work, specifically child welfare.