Julie Weber Is a graduate of and is the immediate former Chairperson of the Musicianship and Leadership Program (MLP) for Music for People. Her deep love of and curiosity about sound continues to lead her into various paths in a life centered on music and the arts. She has 32 years of experience as a music educator and children’s choral director.She was in the vanguard of women involved in the medium of electronic music, also teaching 7 years at the graduate level in an original, now vintage, Moog Electronic Music Studio. She was awarded a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship and Creative Artist Public Service grants for Multimedia Performance and Music Composition. For a number of years she was involved in the Avant-Garde Music Scene composing electronic music, creating multimedia performance pieces and unique concert experiences, composing for modern theater and dance, including, Robert Wilson’s “Deafman Glance” and electronic music for dance film aired on national public television. Julie is a pianist, composer, electronic musician and innovative educator.She is currently involved in composing, performing, recording, giving private sessions and facilitating workshops. These workshops in community building, personal growth, going deeper into one’s musicianship, and expressing one’s musical self through improvisation, integrate the philosophies of Music for People with her own.The way she moves through a room, inviting you to listen, to play, and be moved by the present moment has been described as “a moment of pure Zen” “Before you know it, you’ll be transported to a place that is both playful and profoundly creative. I’m always amazed at the music that comes out of her workshops!” She believes that providing a supportive environment for these process-centered creative experiences bring us to the center of our beings where we can experience immense joy, where we can do some of our best learning as human travelers and give a great gift to our world. Her newest passion is learning to play the cello.