JP Vocal Studio

Julie has been a music educator for 20+ years, teaching functional technique for contemporary singers, in styles of pop, rock, folk, musical theatre, and gospel. She has worked with all ages and skill levels of singers and has served in several music ministry positions. She continues to partner with church music teams through a variety of workshops that equip singers in vocal technique, harmony and stage presence. Julie holds a Masters in Vocal Pedagogy and is certified with Somatic Voicework (sm) The LoVetri Method, a body-based method of vocal training for contemporary singers. In addition to teaching and leading music in worship, Julie keeps busy with various recording projects, accompanying, special events and speaking at conferences.


  Education

  • Master of Music Studies in Vocal Pedagogy 2011 (Griffith University, Australia)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Worship Ministry 2000 (Briercrest College, Canada)
  • The Royal Conservatory of Music 1996-2003
    • Grade 10 Piano
    • Grade 8 Voice
    • Theory: Advanced Rudiments, History & Harmony 4
  • Somatice Voicework (sm) The LoVetri Method (2015 - Levels I, II, III)
    • 2020 Reviewed Levels I, II

Work Experience

2000-2003        Director of Music & Youth (Redeemer Alliance Church, Ottawa, Ontario)

2003-2006        Adjunct Faculty - Voice (Briercrest College, Caronport, Saskatchewan)

2006-2010        Pastor of Worship Arts (Cochrane Alliance Church, Cochrane, Alberta)

2010-Present   Founder of JP Vocal Studio, Vocal Coach

2018-Present   Associate Pastor of Worship (Mission Hill Church, Calgary, Alberta)