Raised in Lethbridge, Julie Amundsen holds graduate level degrees from both the University of Alberta and the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hannover, Germany. Over the past few years she has performed regularly with the Edmonton Symphony and instructed cello at the University of Alberta faculty of music. She enjoys performing with various chamber music ensembles, as well as adjudicating music festivals in both larger and smaller communities. She has taught chamber music and cello at several summer music camps and extensively in a private studio. She is excited to be back home!