Biography

Biography

Julie Maisel, currently a Lecturer in Flute at the Technological University of Dublin, Conservatory of Music and Drama, received her Doctor of Music and Master of Music in Performance from Florida State University, and her Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Southern Mississippi. She has served on the faculty for the Summer Music on the Shannon Festival in Limerick and has taught flute in Leeson Park School of Music, the Walton’s New School of Music and Newpark Music Centre. She is the flute tutor for the Young Orchestral Pops Senior Orchestra based in Dublin and is a member of ‘Kid’s Classics’ an ensemble which performs in the Children’s Hospitals in Dublin, Drogheda, Cork and Limerick every month. She regularly facilitates the Audition Training Workshops for the National Youth Orchestra of Ireland. She has adjudicated for the Interschools Music Festival at Wesley College and is a frequent guest performer for the annual Five Lamps Arts Festival. In 2012 Dr. Maisel founded and played in the professional flute ensemble, Flute Eire. In August 2013 this group performed at the annual National Flute Association Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana where she also served on a panel for Flute Ensemble Programming, Spicing it up in New Orleans. In June 2018 Maisel presented a lecture-recital on the Flute Music of Luigi Zaninelli at the 16th Annual Plenary Society for Musicology Ireland Conference which was held in Cork and in August 2018 performed at the annual National Flute Convention in Orlando, Florida. Maisel is currently representing Ireland as the International Liaison for the National Flute Association.

During her tenure in the United States, Dr Maisel was an active soloist and chamber musician performing throughout the Southern States. In Dublin, she continues to be active as a soloist and chamber musician and has presented numerous recitals in DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama and in 2010 performed with pianist, Colman Pearce in the John Field Room of the National Concert Hall. She is featured on uilleann piper, Leo Rickard’s CD Up, Down and Around and has participated in three tours in Sweden performing Swedish and Irish traditional music. As a freelance musician, Dr Maisel has performed with the National Symphony Orchestra, the Pro Arte Orchestra, the Opera Theatre Company, the Irish Film Orchestra, the Dublin Sound Lab, and various musical productions throughout the area. As a Baroque flutist, she has also performed solo recitals and with the Irish Baroque Orchestra.

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