Julia Den Boer


julia-den-boerA strong advocate for new music, French-American pianist Julia Den Boer performs regularly in North America and Europe. She received a Solti Foundation award in 2011 and was awarded the Prix Mention Speciale Maurice Ohana at the 2012 International Orleans Competition.

Den Boer’s recent performances include the International Computer Music Conference, the Klangspuren Festival in Austria, Matrix 11 at the SWR Studio in Freiburg, Live@CIRMMT Series in Montreal, Poets Out Loud at Lincoln Center, the Five College New Music Festival and Cent Quatre in Paris. She has had the opportunity to work with composers such as Martin Matalon, Heinz Holliger, Philippe Hurel, Philippe Manoury, Unsuk Chin and Ludger Brümmer and conductors such as Alan Pierson, Denis Bouliane, Lorraine Vallaincourt and Frank Ollu. Her performances have been broadcasted in CBC Radio 2, the SWR and France Musique.

Den Boer is currently pursuing her doctorate at SUNY Stony Brook under the guidance of Gilbert Kalish, where she also holds the position of head piano teaching assistant and teaches for the pre-college program.